'Stewart's study offers an astute understanding of how writers during the 1940s conceived of the past, how they understood memory, and what they believed should be remembered and preserved for the future... it makes an important contribution to studies of the novel in the twentieth century.' - Carolyn Perry, Literature& History
Narratives of Memory: British Writing of the 1940sby V. Stewart
This book identifies memory a previously unexamined concern in both literary and popular writing of the 1940s. Emphasizing the use of memory as a structural device, this book traces developments in narrative, during and immediately after the war. Authors include Margery Allingham, Elizabeth Bowen, Graham Greene, Patrick Hamilton and Denton Welch.
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VICTORIA STEWART is Lecturer in the Department of English, University of Leicester, UK. She is also the author of Women's Autobiography: War and Trauma (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).
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