Focusing on works of fiction produced during the 1920s-30s, professor emeritus modris eksteins explores the role of literature as a means to confront and overcome the devastation of world war one. Tim o'brien's the things they carried: postmodern fiction for a postmodern war. English literature - the literature of world war ii (1939-45): the outbreak of war in 1939, as in 1914, brought to an end an era of great intellectual and creative exuberance in golding's first novel, lord of the flies (1954). First world war poems, edited by andrew motion (faber, 2003) minds at war, the poetry and experience of the first world war, edited by david roberts (saxon books, 1996) criticism the great war and modern memory, by paul fussell (oxford, 1975.
Citation: c n trueman poetry and world war one historylearningsitecoukthe history learning site, 17 apr 2015 15 apr 2018. The first world war in literature the resources on these pages are intended to help teachers and students, particularly at as and a level and especially for the aqa specification a english literature as level war optionthe lists incorporate recommendations from teachers, suggestions from aqa support meetings and my own research.
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