Women's Writing on the First World War / Edition 1

Women's Writing on the First World War / Edition 1

by Agnes Cardinal, Dorothy Goldman, Judith Hattaway
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198122810

ISBN-13: 9780198122814

Pub. Date: 05/02/2002

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Until now the impact of The First World War upon women writers has been less visible than that of their male counterparts. This anthology brings together women's writing about the War from the period 1914 to 1930. Letters, diary entries, and essays offer an interesting counterpoint to the novels and short stories through which women sought to encompass the extremes

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Until now the impact of The First World War upon women writers has been less visible than that of their male counterparts. This anthology brings together women's writing about the War from the period 1914 to 1930. Letters, diary entries, and essays offer an interesting counterpoint to the novels and short stories through which women sought to encompass the extremes of wartime life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198122814
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/02/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
388
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I: The War Begins
1. Three Ways Home, Sheila Kaye-Smith (1887-1956)
2. Fraülein Schwartz, Radclyffe Hall (1993-1943)
3. War, Margot Asquith (1864-1945)
4. Spies!, Lena Christ (1881-1920)
5. Katrin Becomes a Soldier, Adrienne Thomas (1897-1920)
6. In Germany, Hilda M. Freeman (born c.1890)
7. Christmas 1914, E. Sylvia Pankhurst (1882-1960)
8. Letter to William Butler Yeats, Maude Gonne (1866-1953)
Part II: The War Observed
9. La Pharmacienne, Dorothy Canfield (1879-1958)
10. The Cordite Makers, Rebecca West (1892-1983)
11. A Woman in the Midst of War, M. A. St Clair Stobart (?-1954)
12. May Sinclair (1863-1946)
13. A Frenchwomans Notes on the War, Claire de Pratz (?-1916?)
14. Senlis, Cicely Mary Hamilton (1872-1952)
15. Travels in Wartime, Annelise Rüegg (1879-1934)
16. In Berlin, May Boyle O'Reilly (1873-1937)
17. A Night in a German Munitions Factory, Käte Kestien
18. On the Edge of the War Zone, Mildred Aldrich (1853-1928)
Part III: The War Comes Home
19. The Folk-Lore of the War, Augusta Isabella Gregory (1852-1932)
20. Letters, Olive Schreiner (1855-1920)
21. War Economy, J. E. Buckrose (?-1931)
22. Simple Health Talks, Sarah MacDonald
23. 6676, Monica Cosens
24. Housekeeping in War Time, Dorothy Peel (1872-1934)
25. A Pattern of Propriety, Blanche Wills Chandler
26. A Little Nest Egg, Blanche Wills Chandler
27. Women and Wives, Ellen La Motte (1873-1961)
28. The Godmother, Lucie Delarue-Mardrus (1880-?)
29. It was the Will of God, Matilde Serao (1856-1927)
30. They are the Same, Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)
31. The War Got Him, Marcelle Capy
32. A Belgian Civilian, Ellen La Motte (1873-1961)
33. Roland Leighton, Vera Brittain (1893-1970)
Part IV: Towards the Front
34. An English Camp, Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)
35. The War, Gertrude Stein (1874-1946)
36. Letter VII, Mademoiselle Miss
37. The Fannys, Gladys de Havilland
38. Not So Quiet, Helen Zenna Smith (1901-1985)
39. Morphine, Maria Näpflin (1896-?)
40. To the Front with Botchkareva, Rheta Childe Dorr (1866-1948)
41. My Home in the Field of Mercy, Frances Wilson Huard (1885-?)
42. Memoirs, Alexandra Pilsudski (1880?-?)
43. Count Emil, Zofia Nalkowska (1885-1954)
Part V: Writing the War
44. Enid Bagnold (1889-1981)
45. The Strange-Looking Man, Fanny Kemble Johnson (1868-?)
46. The Ballet of the Nations, Vernon Lee (1856-1936)
47. The Hands of Wax, Claire Goll (1891-1977)
48. Speeding up, 1917, Constance Holme (1880-1955)
49. The Moving-Picture Show, Florence Kiper Frank (1885-1976)
50. Back of the Front, Phyllis Campbell
51. An Indiscreet Journey, Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923)
52. Asphodel, H.D. (1886-1961)
53. The Beach, Mary Borden (1886-1968)
54. Speed the Plough, Mary Butts (1890-1937)
55. Missing, Mrs Henry Dudeney (1866-1945)
56. World Without End, Helen Thomas (1877-1967)
57. Political Porcelain, Liesbeth Dill (1877-1962)
58. Writing a War Story, Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
59. Women in Battle, Berta Lask (1878-1967)
60. Diary, Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
Part VI: Retrospect
61. War Diary, Jo Mihaly (1802-1994)
62. Memoirs, Louise Weiss (1893-1983)
63. Coming Home, Edith Wharton (1862-1937)
64. The Child of the Enemy, Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)
65. Ivor Gurney, Helen Thomas (1877-1967)
66. Back to the First World War, Frances Partridge (1900- )
67. The First Year of my Life, Muriel Spark (1918- )
68. Miss Ogilvy Finds Herself, Radclyffe Hall (1883-1943)
69. The Shooting Party, Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)
70. My Mother Won the War, Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978)

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