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Published: 15 May 2020

320 Pages | 11 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780198840923

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British Literature and Culture in Second World Wartime

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Beryl Pong

Oxford Mid-Century Studies Series

  • Provides a new understanding of modernist time studies through the prism of the Second World War and late modernist chronophobia
  • Offers an innovative, narrative-driven account of why tropes of dread, childhood, memory, and futurity formed a through-line in mid-century culture before and beyond the Second World War
  • Examines diverse works of literature, film, photography, and painting, as well as archival material, to offer a multidisciplinary archaeology of the 1940s