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Note: this book has been republished by Humanities e-Books, September 2013.

Modernism, History, and the First World War



Contents


Acknowledgements 

Introduction


I WITNESS TO WAR


1 War neurotics

Civilian war neuroses 

The sinking of the Lusitania 

HD’s war fiction 

Kipling, ‘Mary Postgate’


2 Propaganda lies

Atrocity stories 

Propaganda exposed 

Rumour in Parade’s End


II CORPOREAL FANTASIES 


3 Vile bodies

Barbusse, Under Fire 

Blunden, Undertones of War 

Bodies in pieces 

These men were men 

Dead women 

Bodies in the earth 

The violence of Melanie Klein


4 Visible differences

Sexual difference: Theories of the visible 

Soldiers in Lawrence 

Lawrence, ‘The Blind Man’ 

Faulkner, Soldiers’ Pay


III WAR AND POLITICS


5 The tank and the manufacture of consent

Tank banks 

From Little Willie to Mother 

Tank writing


6 Mrs Dalloway and the Armenian Question

Postwar satire 

The Armenian Question 

The Prime Minister


Bibliography 

Index

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