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Synopsis:

Most books written about World War I generally focus on combat and the experiences of men. Lines of Fire challenges the restrictions of official history and traditional ideas of "war literature, " bringing together a rich and astonishing array of women's journalism, political treatises, diaries, and eyewitness accounts, as well as illustrations, fiction, and poetry written in response to WWI. Lines of Fire is also truly ground breaking in that it is an international anthology, including contributions not only from Great Britain and the United States, but also from France, Germany, Russia, Hungary, Belgium, India, Italy, Turkey, Africa, and the Middle East.

About the Author

Margaret Randolph Higonnet received her doctorate from Yale University in 1971. She is Professor of English at the University of Connecticut and an Affiliate of Harvard's Center for European Studies. She is the author of prize-winning literary criticism on topics in nineteenth century and children's literature, and the author of several books including British Women Poets Of The Nineteenth Century (Meridian).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452281462
Author:
Higonnet, Margaret R.
Publisher:
Plume
Author:
Higonnet, Margaret Randolph
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Mass media
Subject:
Military - World War I
Subject:
World War, 1914-1918
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Mass Media - General
Subject:
General History
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
19991101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
600
Dimensions:
9.03x6.00x1.35 in. 1.40 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Most books written about World War I generally focus on combat and the experiences of men. Lines of Fire challenges the restrictions of official history and traditional ideas of "war literature, " bringing together a rich and astonishing array of women's journalism, political treatises, diaries, and eyewitness accounts, as well as illustrations, fiction, and poetry written in response to WWI. Lines of Fire is also truly ground breaking in that it is an international anthology, including contributions not only from Great Britain and the United States, but also from France, Germany, Russia, Hungary, Belgium, India, Italy, Turkey, Africa, and the Middle East.
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