Illustrations; Illustrations acknowledgements; Introduction: The Wars of the Twentieth Century; Part I: Wars and their Literatures; 1. Occasioning Peace: Three Poems of the Anglo-Boer War, Helen Goethals, Université Lyon 2; 2. 'The essentially modern attitude toward war': English Poetry of the Great War, Jane Potter, ; 3. Debatable Ground: Freedom and Constraint in British First World War Prose Fiction, Sharon Ouditt, Nottingham Trent; 4. One of Ours in Context: The American World War I Novel, Jennifer Haytock, SUNY College at Brockport; 5. The 'moaning of the world' and the 'words that bring me peace': Modernism and the First World War, Sara Haslam, Open University; 6. The Great War and the Moving Image: Cinema and Memory, Michael Paris, University of Central Lancashire; 7. Irish Writing of Insurrection and Civil War, 1916-39, Matthew Campbell, University of Sheffield; 8. The Poetry of the Spanish Civil War, James Fountain; 9. 'Lucid Song': The Poetry of the Second World War, Jonathan Bolton, Auburn University; 10.American Poets of World War II, Margot Norris, University of California, Irvine; 11. Writing after Nuremberg: The Judicial Imagination in the Age of the Trauma Trial, Lyndsey Stonebridge; 12. The Second World War in American Fiction, John Limon; 13. The Second World War in British Drama since 1968, Victoria Stewart, University of Leicester; 14. Holocaust Testimony: Understanding and Criticism, Bob Eaglestone, Royal Holloway; 15. Holocaust Film, Barry Langford; 16. O, Do Not Dream of Peace: American Poetry of the Korean War; William D. Ehrhart, Columbia University; The Fictions of Nuclear War, from Hiroshima to Vietnam, Adam Piette; 18. Cold War Films, Jonathan Auerbach, University of Maryland; 19. Britain's Small Wars: Domesticating 'Emergency', Lee Erwin; 20.The Disappeared and the Damned: Duplicity, Complicity and Reality in the Literature of the Pax Americana, Kris Anderson; 21. Vietnam Fictions, Mark A. Heberle; 22. 'Will there be peace again?': American and Vietnamese Poetry on the Vietnam/American War, Subarno Chattarji, University of Swansea; 23. Poetry and the Northern Ireland 'Troubles', Fran Brearton; 24. The Literature of the Falklands/Malvinas War, Jon Begley, Bishop Grosseteste University College, Lincoln; 25. 'An Uneven Killing Field': British Literature and the Former Yugoslavia, Andrew Hammond, Swansea Institute, University of Wales; 26. Sacrifice and the Sublime since 11 September 2001, Alex Houen, University of Cambridge; Part II: Bodies, Behaviour, Cultures; Introduction: Bodies, Behaviour, Cultures; 27. War Memorials; David Goldie, University of Strathclyde; 28. Unsettled Memory: A Meditation on Contested Ground, Jane Creighton, University of Houston-Downtown; 29. War, Policing and Surveillance: Pat Barker and the Secret State, Jessica Meacham; 30. American Psychiatry, World War II and the Korean War, Martin Halliwell; 31. Pacifists and Conscientious Objectorsm, Ian Patterson, University of Cambridge; 32.The Representation of Refugees in Arthur Koestler's Arrival and Departure and Caryl Phillips's A Distant Shore, Sissy Helff; 33. 'These rooms / run into each other like tunnels / leading to the underworld': Race in War Literature, Mark W. Van Wienen, Northern Illinois; 34. A Spy Under Every Bed: Espionage and Popular Literature from the First World War, Celia M. Kingsbury, University of Central Missouri; 35. Reflections on the Enemy: From Evil Nazis to Good Germans, Petra Rau; Part III: Technology; Introduction: Technology; 36. Camouflage and the Re-enchantment of Warfare, Mark Rawlinson; 37. Warplane, David Pascoe, University of Utrecht; 38. Monsarrat's Corvettes and the Battle of the Atlantic, Jonathan Rayner, University of Sheffield; 39. Submarine Novels 'After History', Hamish Mathison, University of Sheffield; 40. 'An ecstasy of fumbling': Gas Warfare, 1914-18 and the Uses of Affect, Santanu Das, Queen Mary College, London; 41. Paul Virilio as Twentieth-Century Military Strategist: War, Cinema and the Logistics of Perception, John Armitage; Word Electric, So Finite: Radio, Poetry and the Séance in World War I, Jane Lewty; Part IV: Spaces; Introduction: Spaces; 43. The Trenches, Allyson Booth; 44. Literature of the Camps in the Second World War, Sue Vice, University of Sheffield; 45. 'That fighting was a long way off': Desert and Jungle War Poems, Peter Robinson, University of Reading; 46. Cityscape: The Bombed City in the Second World War, Leo Mellor, New Hall, University of Cambridge; 47. The Eight-week College of the Age of Extremes: The Barracks and the Training Ground, Glyn Salton-Cox; Part V: Genres; Introduction: Genres; 48. Contemporary War Drama: Caryl Churchill, Julia Boll; 49. Nuclear War in Science Fiction, David Seed, University of Liverpool; 50. The Children's War, Katie Trumpener; 51. The Troubles with the Thriller: Northern Ireland, Political Violence and the Peace Process, Aaron Kelly; 52. Fantasies of Complicity in the Second World War, R. W. Maslen; 53. Visualising the Transformations of War: War and Art in the Twentieth Century, Roger Tolson, Imperial War Museum, London; 54. Twentieth-Century Spy Fiction, James Purdon; 55. 'Play Up and Play the Game!': The Narrative of War Games, Esther MacCallum-Stewart, SMARTlab, University of East London; 56. War Correspondence; Kate McLoughlin, Birkbeck; 57. Thinking War, Nick Mansfield, Macquarie University; Notes on contributors; Index.