Maunder, Andrew.

British Literature of World War I. - 1 - London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2011. - 1 online resource (1530 p.)

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British Literature of World War I Volume 1; Contents of the Edition; Contents to Volume 1; General Introduction; Introduction to Volume 1; Bibliography; Florence Barclay; My Heart''s Right Here; In Hoc Vince; Flora Annie Steel, 'Sunrise'; Berta Ruck; 'The Shirker'; 'The Purple of the Shoulder Strap'; Arthur Machen, 'The Soldier's Rest'; Richard Bird, 'A Schoolboy Ranker'; Evelyn Sharp; 'Frightfulness'; 'The Apple Tree; 'The Patriot's Day'; Ford Maddox Ford, 'Fun! - It's Heaven'; Frank Richards, 'Coker's Conscript'; Stacy Aumonier, 'The Match: Today and Yesterday'; Jessie Pope; 'Cornstalks' 'The Allotment Bride'Gilbert Frankau, 'A Rag-Time Hero'; Ian Hay, 'The Overture'; John Glasworthy; 'Defeat'; 'The Juryman'; 'The Bright Side'; Herbert Read, 'Killed in Action'; Richard Aldington, 'Deserter'; Frank Harris, 'The Last Kindness'; Editorial Notes to Volume 1; British Literature of World War I Volume 2; Contents to Volume 2; Introduction to Volume 2; Bibliography; Ruby M. Ayres, Richard Chatterton, V.C.; Editorial Notes to Volume 2; British Literature of World War I Volume 3; Contents to Volume 3; Acknowledgements; Introduction to Volume 3; Bibliography Marie Belloc Lowndes, Good Old AnnaEditorial Notes to Volume 3; British Literature of World War I Volume 4; Contents to Volume 4; Introduction to Volume 4; Bibliography; Rose Allatini, Despised and Rejected; Part I; Part II; Part III; Editorial Notes to Volume 4; British Literature of World War I Volume 5; Contents to Volume 5; Introduction to Volume 5; Bibliography; Bibliography of World War I Drama 1914-18; Edmund Goulding, God Save the King; Ernest Temple Thurston, The Cost; Frederick Lonsdale, The Patriot; Edward Knoblauch, The Way to Win; John G. Brandon, For Those in Peril Berte Thomas, For My CountryGwen John, Luck of War. A Play in One Act; Herbert Tremaine, The Handmaidens of Death; Editorial Notes to Volume 5

Given the popular and scholarly interest in the First World War it is surprising how little contemporary literary work is available. This five-volume reset edition aims to redress this balance, making available an extensive collection of newly-edited short stories, novels and plays from 1914-19.

9781781445211 795.00 (NL)


English drama -- 20th century.
English fiction -- 20th century.
Short stories, English -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war.


Electronic books.

PR830 .W65 B75 2011

820.80358403