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Women's writing on the First World War

Author: Agnes Cardinal; Dorothy Goldman; Judith Hattaway
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covering every genre of writing about World War I from the period 1914 to 1930, this anthology collects letters, diary entries, reportage, and essays, as well as polemical texts, novels and short stories by well-known women authors.
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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Literature
Literary collections
Translations (form)
Prose (texts)
Anthologies
Named Person: Anthologie; Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Agnes Cardinal; Dorothy Goldman; Judith Hattaway
ISBN: 0198122802 9780198122807
OCLC Number: 41176601
Description: xiii, 374 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The war begins. Three ways home / Sheila Kaye-Smith --
Fräulein Schwartz / Radclyffe Hall --
War / Margot Asquith --
Spies! / Lena Christ --
Katrin becomes a soldier / Adrienne Thomas --
In Germany / Hilda M. Freeman --
Christmas 1914 / E. Sylvia Pankhurst --
Letter to William Butler Yeats / Maude Gonne. The war observed. La pharmacienne / Dorothy Canfield --
The cordite makers / Rebecca West --
A woman in the midst of the war / M.A. St Clair Stobart --
A journal of impressions in Belgium / May Sinclair --
A Frenchwoman's notes on the war / Claire de Pratz --
Senlis / Cicely Mary Hamilton --
Travels in wartime / Annelise Rüegg --
In Berlin / Mary Boyle O'Reilly --
A night in a German munitions factory / Käte Kestien --
On the edge of the war zone / Mildred Aldrich. The war comes home. Letters and diary entries / Käthe Kollwitz --
The folk-lore of the war / Augusta Isabella Gregory --
Letters / Olive Schreiner --
War economy / J.E. Buckrose --
Simple health talks / Sara MacDonald --
6676 / Monica Cosens --
Housekeeping in war time / Dorothy Peel --
A pattern of propriety / Blanche Wills Chandler --
A little nest egg --
Women and wives / Ellen La Motte --
The godmother / Lucie Delarue-Mardrus --
It was the will of God / Matilde Serao --
They are the same / Sidonie Gabrielle Colette --
The war got him / Marcelle Capy --
A Belgian civilian / Ellen La Motte --
Roland Leighton / Vera Brittain. Towards the front. An English camp / Sidonie Gabrielle Colette --
The war / Gertrude Stein --
Letter VII / Mademoiselle Miss --
The 'Fannys' / Gladys de Havilland --
Not so quiet ... / Helen Zenna Smith --
Morphine / Maria Näpflin --
To the front with Botchkareva / Rheta Childe Dorr --
My home in the field of mercy / Frances Wilson Huard --
Memoirs / Alexandra Pilsudski --
Count Emil / Zofia Nałkowska. Writing the war. Inside the glass doors / Enid Bagnold --
The strange-looking man / Fanny Kemble Johnson --
The ballet of the nations / Vernon Lee --
The hand of wax / Claire Goll --
Speeding up, 1917 / Constance Holme --
The moving-picture show / Florence Kiper Frank --
Back of the front / Phyllis Campbell --
An indiscreet journey / Katherine Mansfield --
Asphodel / H.D. --
The beach / Mary Borden --
Speed the plough / Mary Butts --
'Missing' / Mrs. Henry Dudeney --
World without end / Helen Thomas --
Political porcelain / Liesbeth Dill --
Writing a war story / Edith Wharton --
Women in battle / Berta Lask --
Diary 1921 / Virginia Woolf. Retrospect. War diary / Jo Mihaly --
Memoirs / Louise Weiss --
The child of the enemy / Sidonie Gabrielle Colette --
Ivor Gurney / Helen Thomas --
Surprise visit / Antonia White --
Miss Ogilvy finds herself / Radclyffe Hall --
The shooting party / Virginia Woolf --
My mother won the war / Sylvia Townsend Warner.
Responsibility: edited by Agnès Cardinal, Dorothy Goldman, and Judith Hattaway.
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World War I inspired a huge outpouring of writing that, until recently, was thought to be almost the exclusive preserve of men. Yet the war also acted as a catalyst which enabled women writers to  Read more...

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