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Trauma, postmodernism, and the aftermath of World War II

Trauma, postmodernism, and the aftermath of World War II

Crosthwaite, Paul 1980-

Hardback, Book. English.
Published Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
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Statement of responsibility: Paul Crosthwaite
ISBN: 0230202950, 9780230202955
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index
Note: Hbk.
Physical Description: vii, 222 p. 23cm
Subject: War and literature Great Britain History 20th century; American fiction 20th century History and criticism; English fiction 20th century History and criticism; World War, 1939-1945 Psychological aspects; Postmodernism (Literature) Great Britain; War and literature United States History 20th century; Psychic trauma in literature; Postmodernism (Literature) United States; War in literature; World War, 1939-1945 Literature and the war


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