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- Classical in/stabilities: Virginia Woolf, Ford Madox Ford, and the Great War
This book reopens this long unanswered question with a work of original historical scholarship. It directs attention to the public culture of the English war. It reads the discourses through which the Liberal party constructed its Cause, its Great Campaign. A breakdown in the established language of liberal modernity—the idiom of Public Reason—marks the sizeable crisis this event represents in the mainstream traditions of post-Reformation Europe. Identifying it as such, the book ou Identifying it as such, the book outlines the occasion for momentous innovations in the work of Virginia Woolf, T.
Virginia Woolf and the Representation of War
It seems that you're in Germany. We have a dedicated site for Germany. The literary canon of World War 1 - celebrated for realising the experience of an entire generation - ignores writing by women. To the sorrows that war has always brought them - the loss of husbands, lovers, brothers - the Great War added a revolutionary knowledge. And all the time they wrote - letters, poetry, novels, short stories, memoirs.
Language Editing Service. This paper looks at the representation of war in fiction as a catastrophic social event. In studying or teaching the Great War as represented in modernist literature, we have to acknowledge that fiction, and despite its overlap with history or historical value, is not mere history. War literature retains a powerful sociological orientation. The novels discussed in this paper push real war action to the background and highlight, instead, the impact of war on the subjective lives of individuals and their social interaction. Modernism is not primarily concerned with accurately reproducing the war, but rather with impressionistic details, i.
Women and World War 1 pp Cite as. Above all, Virginia Woolf saw the War as a writer. Her view was detached and sometimes idiosyncratic, as her play with metaphor suggests. Her opposition to war was complete, but she expressed this most directly in a polemic, Three Guineas , written when World War 2 was clearly in sight. When she represents the First War in fiction, she does so in a way that is contemplative, often domestic. Unable to display preview.
Classical in/stabilities: Virginia Woolf, Ford Madox Ford, and the Great War
Access options available:. Modern Fiction Studies Virginia Woolf and the Great War. Syracuse: Syracuse UP, Karen Levenback's new study surveys Virginia Woolf's fiction of the period between the First and Second World Wars with the aim of charting "the evolution of Virginia Woolf's war consciousness.
Modern Fiction Studies Virginia Woolf and the Great War. Syracuse: Syracuse UP,