Reaching Out to the Past: Memory in Contemporary British First World War Narratives
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Renard, Virginie - Reaching Out to the Past: Memory in Contemporary British First World War Narratives



Keywords:

British fiction | collective memory | contemporary First World War narratives | Great War writers | Julian Barnes | official memory | Pat Barker

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Britain | Literature | Great Britain | Legacy | Western Front | Soldiers and Combat | Culture | Society

Abstract:

The First World War currently enjoys considerable literary status in Britain. The past decade has seen a flourishing of novels that powerfully re-imagine the Great War,…

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Renard, Virginie, “Reaching Out to the Past: Memory in Contemporary British First World War Narratives”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 23 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004166585_i_383_72>
First published online: 2015



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