Beyond The Home Front: Women's Autobiographical Writing of the Two World Wars

Beyond The Home Front: Women's Autobiographical Writing of the Two World Wars

by Yvonne M Klein
     
 

This book is the first to evaluate the impact of the military and the war on gender issues in 20th century Germany.See more details below

Overview

This book is the first to evaluate the impact of the military and the war on gender issues in 20th century Germany.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814746998
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2012
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Yvonne M. Klein is Professor of English at Dawson College in Montreal, where she teaches courses in women's literature and Modernism. She is also a frequent translator of Quebec French feminist literature. Her translation of Jovette Marchessault's Lesbian Triptych was awarded the Governor General's Prize for best English translation.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
from Miracles and Adventures17
from The Home Front22
from The Hard Way Up27
from Round About Bar-le-Duc30
from The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas34
from An English Woman-Sergeant in the Serbian Army40
from Nurse at the Russian Front: A Diary 1914-191845
from Testament of Youth51
from A Diary Without Dates61
from The Forbidden Zone65
from Shadow Shapes: The Journal of a Wounded Woman76
from Where There's Life82
from We That Were Young87
from But This Is Our War91
from Crusade for Justice99
from Two Colored Women with the A.E.F.103
from World Without End108
from One of These Fine Days117
from Blockade: The Diary of an Austrian Middle-Class Woman 1914-1924120
from Journey Down a Blind Alley127
from England's Hour131
from London Calling137
from One Child's War140
from Ladies May Now Leave Their Machines146
from All the Brave Promises151
'A Lesbian WAVE'158
from Song from a Weary Throat161
from Truth Will Out165
from Siege and Survival169
from An Interrupted Life: The Diaries of Etty Hillesum175
from Auschwitz and After183
from Forgive, But Do Not Forget187
from Frauen, 'A Job in its own Category'193
from Seed of Sarah199
from Three Came Home204
from Outwitting the Gestapo210
from In the Eye of the Hurricane217
from Wars I Have Seen222
from A Model Childhood226
from Surviving the Fire231
from This Is My Own238
from Obasan242
Additional Reading248
Index251

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