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Non Combatants and Others

Author : Rose Macaulay
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All Rose Macaulay's anti-war writing, collected together in one fascinating and thought-provoking volume. It will be published alongside Potterism, her great 1920 satire on journalism and the newspaper industry (ISBN 9781912766338). Her novel Non-Combatants and Others (1916) is a classic of pacifist writing, and was one of the first novels to be written and published during the First World War that set out the moral and ideological arguments against war. It's scathing and heart-breaking, yet finds a way for pacifists to work for an end to conflict. Her journalism for The Spectator, Time & Tide, The Listener and other magazines from the mid-1930s to the end of the Second World War, details the rise of fascism and the civilian response to the impending war. Witty, furious and despairing in turn, these forgotten magazine columns reveal new insights into how people find war and its tyrannies creeping up on them. These are supported by Macaulay's two inter-war essays on pacifism, 'Apeing the Barbarians' and 'Moral Indignation'. Macaulay's only wartime short story, 'Miss Anstruther's Letters', is a devastating account of the loss of her flat and all her possessions in the Blitz. But more desperate a loss than her books were the letters from her secret lover, who had just died. The Introduction is by Jessica Gildersleeve of the University of Southern Queensland.

Making Peace

Author : Susan Kingsley Kent
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Making Peace provides a fresh context for understanding gender relations in interwar Britain, seeing in the emergence of a powerful ideology of motherhood and a reemphasis on separate spheres for men and women a corollary to the political and economic restructuring designed to reestablish social order after World War I. The war had often been explained and justified to the British public by means of images that portrayed women as hostile or frightening—or as victims of sexual assault, as in the Belgian atrocity stories. These sexualized interpretations of war then shaped postwar understandings of gender, as psychiatrists, psychologists, and sexologists drew on metaphors of war to talk about relationships between men and women, likening any conflict between the sexes to the terrible chaos of the war years. Drawing on materials from posters to popular songs, from government reports to journalistic accounts, from memoirs and novels to diaries and letters, Making Peace is a penetrating analysis of how gendered and sexualized depictions of wartime expereinces compelled many Britons to seek in traditional gender arrangements the key to postwar order and security. In the interwar period, many feminists compromised their earlier positions in an effort to contribute to postwar recovery, and justified their demands—for birth control and family endowment, for example—in conservative terms that ultimately hampered their movement. Susan Kingsley Kent is Associate Professor of History at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She is also the author of Sex and Suffrage in Britain, 1860-1914 (Princeton). Originally published in 1993. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Journal for the Study of British Cultures

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The Great War and Women s Consciousness

Author : Claire M. Tylee
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Tylee (U. of Malaga) shows that there does exist an imaginative memory of The Great War that is distinctively women's. She deals with journalism and women war-correspondents, with propaganda and the construction of consciousness, with censorship, pacifism, women's autobiographies and fictionalized w

European and Nordic Modernisms

Author : Mats Jansson
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This important collection of essays explores the growth and development of Nordic Modernisms in a European context. Modernism is a truly international movement that cuts across many boundaries - geographical, cultural, and linguistic. Modernism invol

R C E I

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English Literature in Transition 1880 1920

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Women s Identities at War

Author : Susan Rachel Grayzel
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Writers H Z

Author : Daniel Lane Kirkpatrick
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Novelists and Prose Writers

Author : James Vinson
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20th Century Fiction

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The Athenaeum

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Time and Tide Wait for No Man

Author : Dale Spender
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Examines the analyses of feminism published during the 1920s in the British weekly magazine, Time and tide

Modern Women Writers McCarthy to Sagan

Author : Lillian S. Robinson
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Women in World History

Author : Anne Commire
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British Women Writers

Author : Janet Todd
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Women s Spirituality in the Twentieth Century

Author : Heather Ingman
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The author employs the insights of feminist theologies to illuminate her reading of 20th-century women's fiction. Among her topics are convent schools, women's struggles with institutional religion, the female mystic, goddess feminism, ecofeminism, and womanism in Alice Walker.

A Literary History of Cambridge

Author : Graham Chainey
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A new edition of the first full account of Cambridge's rich literary associations over five centuries.

WLA

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British Women Fiction Writers 1900 1960

Author : Harold Bloom
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This text contains introductory essays by Harold Bloom and provides biographical information, a wide selection of critical excerpts and complete bibliographies of 14 authors, including Rose Macaulay, Jean Rhys, Dorothy Sayers and Virginia Woolf.