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Rau, Petra

Conflict, Nationhood and Corporeality in Modern Literature

Rau, Petra - Conflict, Nationhood and Corporeality in Modern Literature, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Between Absence and Ubiquity — on the Meanings of the Body-at-War
Petra Rau

2. ‘Isn’t This Worth Fighting For?’ The First World War and the (Ab)Uses of the Pastoral Tradition
Christine Berberich

3. Violence and the Pacifist Body in Vernon Lee’s The Ballet of the Nations
Patricia Pulham

4. Incommensurate Histories: the Remaindered Irish Bodies of the Great War
Eugene McNulty

5. ‘Soft-skinned Vehicle’: Reading the Second World War in Tom Paulin’s The Invasion Handbook
Mark Rawlinson

6. ‘A stiff is still a stiff in this country’: the Problem of Murder in Wartime
Gill Plain

7. Masculinity, Masquerade and the Second World War: Betty Miller’s On the Side of the Angels
Victoria Stewart

8. ‘One step closer to the dreamers of the nightmare’: the Fascinating Fascist Corpus in Contemporary British Fiction
Petra Rau

9. ‘Resentments’: the Politics and Pathologies of War Writing
Marina MacKay

10. ‘The dangerous edge of things’: Geopolitical Bodies and Cold War Fiction
Richard Robinson

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Cultural History, Sociology, general, British and Irish Literature

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
217 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230289802
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-31198-9

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