The Crimean War in the British Imagination

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The Crimean War (1854-6) was the first to be fought in the era of modern communications, and it had a profound influence on British literary culture, bringing about significant shifts in perceptions of heroism and national identity. In this book, Stefanie Markovits explores how mid-Victorian writers and artists reacted to an unpopular war: one in which home-front reaction was conditioned by an unprecedented barrage of information arriving from the front. This history had formal consequences. How does patriotic poetry ...

The Crimean War in the British Imagination 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107412644

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The Crimean War in the British Imagination 2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521112376

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