Conceiving Strangeness in British First World War Writing by C. Buck

By C. Buck

This ebook reframes British First global struggle literature inside Britain's background as an imperial kingdom. Rereading canonical warfare writers Siegfried Sassoon and Edmund Blunden, along warfare writing by means of Enid Bagnold, E. M. Forster, Mulk Raj Anand, Roly Grimshaw and others, the e-book makes transparent that the nice struggle was once greater than a eu war.

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