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Grief in Wartime: Private Pain, Public Discourse / Edition 1

Grief in Wartime: Private Pain, Public Discourse / Edition 1

by C. Acton


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ISBN-13: 9781403946966
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/31/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

CAROL ACTON is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at St Jerome's University, Waterloo, Canada. Her primary research area is gender and war. She has published on Vera Brittain's wartime correspondence and on nurses' writing from the First World War and the Vietnam War.

Table of Contents

Contents Acknowledgements Illustrations Introduction PART 1: WAR AND GRIEF 'AT HOME' For Women Must Weep Grieving the 'Good' War Vietnam: The War at Home PART 2: WAR AND GRIEF AT THE 'FRONT' Mourning and Combat: 'No One Sings Lully, Lully ' 'Can't face the graves today': Nurses Mourn at the Western Front Vietnam: Bringing Home the Front Epilogue 'Mother to Mother': the War in Iraq Notes to Chapters Bibliography Index

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