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Writing against war : literature, activism, and the British peace movement

Author: Charles Andrews
Publisher: Evanston, Ilinois : Northwestern University Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Cultural expressions of World War II.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The British Peace Movement's failure to halt the rise of fascism and the Second World War continues to cast a shadow over contemporary pacifist movements. Writing about War will fascinate scholars of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Andrews
ISBN: 9780810134997 0810134993 9780810134980 0810134985
OCLC Number: 958781165
Description: xii, 236 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : "Throwing sand" --
Pledging peace in Aldous Huxley's Eyeless in Gaza --
Challenging death in Storm Jameson's Mirror in darkness trilogy --
Narrating veteran-pacifism in Siegfried Sassoon's Memoirs of George Sherston --
Tending the ruins in Rose Macaulay's And no man's wit --
Thinking as fighting in Virginia Woolf's The years and Three guineas --
Coda : Perceiving the peace movement.
Series Title: Cultural expressions of World War II.
Responsibility: Charles Andrews.

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