Merchants of Hope: British Middlebrow Writers and the First World War, 1919 1939 - Legacy of the Great War v. 5 (Hardback)Rosa Maria Bracco (author)
Hardback 210 Pages / Published: 04/08/1993
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This study examines fictional recreations of the First World War in the interwar years and the phenomenal success of one play, Sheriff's Journey's End. The author challenges the notion of a 'modern' memory generated by the First World War by arguing that middlebrow texts formulated a set of images and ideas that eclipsed the wartime upheaval and imputed conservative 'meanings' to the collective memory.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 210
Weight: 435 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 16 mm
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