British Women Writers of World War II: Battlegrounds of Their Own

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In British Women Writers of World War II, Phyllis Lassner offers a challenging analysis of British women's literature of the 1930s and 40s in which they debated the 'justness' of a Second World War. Through close readings of women's complex range of pacifist and activist roles and writing, Lassner questions prevailing approaches to the subject of women and war. As she shows women writers redefining traditional pieties of patriotism and duty and categories of hero and victim, prevailing political labels as conservative and ...

British Women Writers of World War II: Battlegrounds of Their Own 1998, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333721957

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