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Author Alden, Natasha, author.

Title Reading behind the lines : postmemory in contemporary British war fiction / Natasha Alden
Published Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2014


Description 1 online resource (vii, 228 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Regenerating the past : fact and fiction in the Regeneration trilogy -- "In the beginning was the word; and to that it came back in the long run" : Briony Tallis and Atonement -- Lesbian postmemory : haunted "history" in The night watch -- Conclusion
Summary This study applies the concept of postmemory, developed in Holocaust studies, to novels by contemporary British writers. The first monograph-length study of postmemory in British fiction, it focuses on a group of texts about the World Wars
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
SUBJECT Andrae, A. gnd
Englisch, ... gnd
Waters, Sarah, 1966- Night watch. idsbb
Barker, Pat, 1943- Regeneration trilogy. idszbzes
Waters, Sarah, 1966- Night Watch. idszbzes
McEwan, Ian, 1948- Atonement. idszbzes
Subject English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
English fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism
War in literature.
Memory in literature.
History in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
War in literature.
History in literature.
War and literature.
English fiction.
Memory in literature.
Weltkrieg 1914-1918, Motiv
Weltkrieg 1939-1945, Motiv
World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war.
War in literature.
Memory in literature.
Trauma in literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Historical fiction.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1526102609