Trauma, Postmodernism and the Aftermath of World War II (Hardback)
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Trauma, Postmodernism and the Aftermath of World War II (Hardback)

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Hardback 222 Pages / Published: 29/01/2009
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The first sustained study of the relationship between Anglo-American postmodernist fiction and the Second World War, Crosthwaite demonstrates that postmodernism has not abandoned history but has rather reformulated it in terms of trauma that is traceable, time and again, to the catastrophes of the 1940s.

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230202955
Number of pages: 222
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 18 mm
Edition: 2009 ed.


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'Written with elan, clarity and confidence, this book is at the cutting edge of "second generation" postmodernism: ethically serious, historically aware, theoretically and critically informed. In this outstanding piece of literary research, Crosthwaite has found a way of articulating both a vital influence on contemporary culture and an important historical debt.' Professor Robert Eaglestone, Royal Holloway, University of London, UK; author of The Holocaust and the Postmodern

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