Envisioning Disease, Gender, and War: Women's Narratives of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

Envisioning Disease, Gender, and War: Women's Narratives of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

by J. Fisher
     
 
This critical study illuminates the neglected intersection of war, disease, and gender as represented in an important subgenre of World War I literature. It calls into question public versus private perceptions of time, mass media, urban spaces, emotion, and the increasingly uncertain status of the future.

Overview

This critical study illuminates the neglected intersection of war, disease, and gender as represented in an important subgenre of World War I literature. It calls into question public versus private perceptions of time, mass media, urban spaces, emotion, and the increasingly uncertain status of the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312234492
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
07/03/2012
Series:
Early Modern Cultural Studies Series
Edition description:
2012
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Meet the Author

Jane Fisher is an associate professor of English at Canisius College, where she also serves as Director of the Women's Studies Program. Her teaching and writing concentrate on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature and culture, with an emphasis on women writers and medical humanities.

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