Postcards from the Trenches: Negotiating the Space Between Modernism and the First World War

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The unprecedented magnitude of death during World War I forever altered how people perceived their world and how they represented those perceptions. In Postcards from the Trenches , Allyson Booth traces the complex relationship between British Great War culture and modernist writings. She shows that, through the experience of the Great War, both civilian and combatant modernist writers found that language could no longer represent experience. She goes on to identify and contextualize several of the resulting modernist ...

Postcards from the Trenches: Negotiating the Space Between Modernism and the First World War 1996, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195102116

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