Catalogue


Long shadows : the Second World War in British fiction and film /
edited by Petra Rau.
imprint
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2016.
description
vii, 309 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0810133288, 0810133296, 0810133350, 9780810133280, 9780810133297, 9780810133358
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imprint
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2016.
isbn
0810133288
0810133296
0810133350
9780810133280
9780810133297
9780810133358
contents note
Long shadows and blind spots / Petra Rau -- Escaping 1945 : popular fiction and the end of the War / Gill Plain -- "Remember the Torrin" : positioning in which we serve / Richard Farmer -- "Drinking and drinking and screaming" : wartime sociality in Patrick Hamilton's The slaves of solitude / Eluned Summers-Bremner -- Facing the future : children in postwar Britain / Allan Hepburn -- "We shall never make a home of this" : Elizabeth Taylor's postwar reconstruction fiction / Paula Derdiger -- "Someone should put it on record" : Storm Jameson and "witness literature" / Elizabeth Maslen -- Postwar espionage fiction : memory and Fascism in emergency-state thinking / Adam Piette -- "Knowledge of the working of bombs" : the strategic air offensive in rhetoric and fiction / Petra Rau -- "A bomb made of words" : letter-writing in fictions of the Second World War / Victoria Stewart -- "He wished to defend a country that wasn't his" : British subjects/British servicemen in Zadie Smith's White teeth and Andrea Levy's Small island / Michael Perfect -- The Nazis in Britain : representations of the wartime occupation of the Channel Islands / Sue Vice -- Dress, women's Holocaust survivor memoirs, and the "thoughtful" work of Linda Grant / Margaret D. Stetz.
general note
"This edited collection saw its beginnings in an international conference titled "The Second World War: Popular Culture and Cultural Memory," organized in 2011 by Lucy Noakes, Juliette Pattinson, and myself at the University of Brighton"--Acknowledgements.
catalogue key
10466092
 
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