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Women's fiction of the Second World War : gender, power and resistance

Author: Gill Plain
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the relationship between war and gender through the analysis of literary texts.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gill Plain
ISBN: 0748608508 9780748608508 0748606610 9780748606610
OCLC Number: 36121338
Description: xi, 207 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Prelude to War --
3. Safety in Sanctity: Dorothy L. Sayers's Marriage of Convenience --
4. Faith in a 'Watching Brief': Stevie Smith and the Religion of Fascism --
5. 'Breaking the Mould': Virginia Woolf and the Threat of War --
6. Weathering the Storm --
7. Violation of a Fiction: Between the Acts and the Myth of 'Our Island History' --
8. Constructing the Future Through the Past: Naomi Mitchison's Brave New World --
9. From Alienation to Absence: Avoiding the War in The Heat of the Day --
10. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Gill Plain.

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