Discourses Surrounding British Widows of the First World War

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Using extensive data - mostly gleaned from the National Archives - this book examines the way in which British widows of servicemen who died in the First World War were represented in society and by themselves, exploring the intertwining discourses of social welfare, national identity, and morality that can be identified in these texts. Focusing on two widows, the book encourages their individual stories to emerge and gives a voice to an otherwise forgotten group of women whose stories have been lost under the literary ...

Discourses Surrounding British Widows of the First World War 2014, Bloomsbury Academic, London

ISBN-13: 9781472570703

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Discourses Surrounding British Widows of the First World War 2013, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781780932019

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