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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.
Englisch, ...
Waters, Sarah, 1966- Night watch.
Barker, Pat, 1943- Regeneration trilogy.
Waters, Sarah, 1966- Night Watch.
McEwan, Ian, 1948- Atonement.
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
Erster Weltkrieg Motiv
Zweiter Weltkrieg 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