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Veteran Poetics

Alternative title:
British Literature in the Age of Mass Warfare, 1790-2015
Abstract:

In this first full-length study of the war veteran in literature, Kate McLoughlin draws new critical attention to a figure central to national life. Offering fresh readings of canonical and non-canonical works, she shows how authors from William Wordsworth to J. K. Rowling have deployed veterans to explore questions that are simultaneously personal, political, and philosophical: What does a community owe to those who serve it? What can be recovered from the past? Do people stay the same over...

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Published
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Not peer reviewed

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10.1017/9781108350754

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
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Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Veteran Poetics: British Literature in the Age of Mass Warfare, 1790-2015
Pages:
330
Publication date:
2018-05-31
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729257
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uuid:05ea7517-0426-4d40-b898-422c05c4f276
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Deposit date:
2017-09-18

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