The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the First World War

The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the First World WarThe Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the First World War by Vincent Sherry
ISBN: 0521528976
Published by Cambridge University Press on February 1st 2005
Genres: Literary, Literary Criticism
Pages: 348

Len's Summary: A critical overview of the major gendres, the impact of the war on the literature of the UK, America, France and the USA and legacy of the war in 20th century literature.

Touch and Intimacy in First World War Literature

Touch and Intimacy in First World War LiteratureTouch and Intimacy in First World War Literature by Santanu Das
ISBN: 9780521066877
Published by Cambridge University Press on June 19th 2008
Genres: Literary Criticism
Pages: 284

Len's Summary: A study in the tragic obsession with the wounded body drawing on nurses' diaries and memoirs.

The First World War as a Clash of Cultures

The First World War as a Clash of CulturesThe First World War as a Clash of Cultures ISBN: 9781571133403
Published by Boydell & Brewer on January 1st 2006
Genres: Literary Criticism, Military
Pages: 336

Len's Summary: Focuses on the images which German and British writers purveyed of each other's nation between 1900 and 1918.

Literature and the Great War, 1914-1918

Literature and the Great War, 1914-1918Literature and the Great War, 1914-1918 by Randall Stevenson
ISBN: 019959645X
Published by Oxford University Press on June 1st 2013
Genres: Literary Criticism
Pages: 262

Len's Summary: Looks at all genres of WWI writing, including propaganda and poetry, and assesses their impact on post-war popular imagination. // Looks at all genres of WWI writing, including propaganda and poetry, and its impact on post-war popular imagination. Literary history.

Catching the Torch: Contemporary Canadian Literary Responses to World War I

Catching the Torch: Contemporary Canadian Literary Responses to World War ICatching the Torch: Contemporary Canadian Literary Responses to World War I by Neta Gordon
ISBN: 9781554589869
Published by Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press on March 25th 2014
Genres: Literary Criticism, Canadian, History, Military, World War I
Pages: 222

Len's Summary: Examines recently published plays and novels about Canada’s contribution to WWI.

Anthem for Doomed Youth: Twelve Soldier Poets of the First World War

Anthem for Doomed Youth: Twelve Soldier Poets of the First World WarAnthem for Doomed Youth: Twelve Soldier Poets of the First World War by Jon Stallworthy
ISBN: 1841196355
Published by Constable on December 31st 2002
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Literary, Literary Criticism, Poetry
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Scrutinizes the lives of a dozen Great War poets.

British Culture And The First World War

British Culture And The First World WarBritish Culture And The First World War by George Robb
ISBN: 9780333715710
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on June 29th 2002
Genres: English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Europe, European, Great Britain, Literary Criticism, Military, Social History, World War I
Pages: 274

Len's Summary: A social history examining how WWI changed England and how much remained the same; received a strongly favorable review in War in History.

Publishing in the First World War: Essays in Book History

Publishing in the First World War: Essays in Book HistoryPublishing in the First World War: Essays in Book History by Mary Hammond, Shafquat Towheed
ISBN: 0230500765
Published by Palgrave Macmillan on June 15th 2007
Genres: Essays, General, Literary Criticism, World War I
Pages: 248

Len's Summary: Twelve essays explore changes in British publishing practices wrought by WWI.

The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and the Fiction of Mobilization

The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and the Fiction of MobilizationThe Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner, and the Fiction of Mobilization by Keith Gandal
ISBN: 9780199744572
Published by Oxford University Press on July 31st 2008
Genres: Literary Criticism, American, General, United States
Pages: 288

Len's Summary: Analyses post-war fiction of the “Lost Generation” and finds it less anti-war than anti-mobilization in reaction to the authors personal rejection for service with the US forces.

The Unquiet Western Front: Britain’s Role in Literature and History

The Unquiet Western Front: Britain’s Role in Literature and HistoryThe Unquiet Western Front: Britain's Role in Literature and History by Brian Bond
ISBN: 9780521036412
Published by Cambridge University Press on April 30th 2007
Genres: History, Europe, Great Britain, General, Social Science, Media Studies, Literary Criticism, Social History, Military, World War I
Pages: 140

Len's Summary: First published in 2002, this is a critique of the anti-war culture that pervades writing and teaching The Great War. Favorably reviewed by History Today as a bid to rescue WWI history from popular myth.

Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal EraBeyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era by Stephen R. Ortiz
ISBN: 9780814762684
Published by NYU Press on April 1st 2012
Genres: History, Military, World War I, United States, Veterans, Literary Criticism, Semiotics & Theory, Psychology, General
Pages: 268

Len's Summary: Closer look at two major American veteran’s organizations The American Legion and The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) helped shape post-WWI politics.

On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919–1941

On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919–1941On the Battlefield of Memory: The First World War and American Remembrance, 1919–1941 by Steven Trout
ISBN: 9780817357238
Published by University of Alabama Press on September 2nd 2010
Genres: History, General, United States, Literary Criticism, American, World War I
Pages: 340

Len's Summary: War and memory in the 1920s and 30s.

The Great War in Russian Memory

The Great War in Russian MemoryThe Great War in Russian Memory by Karen Petrone
ISBN: 9780253356178
Published by Indiana University Press on July 14th 2011
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Revolutionary, Europe, Russia & the Former Soviet Union, Literary Criticism, Russian & Former Soviet Union
Pages: 385

Len's Summary: Though the war was never commemorated by the Soviet Union, it became the subject of lively discourse starting in the 1930s as war with Germany loomed once again.

Race, Empire and First World War Writing

Race, Empire and First World War WritingRace, Empire and First World War Writing by Santanu Das
ISBN: 9781107664494
Published by Cambridge University Press on January 20th 2014
Genres: Literary Criticism, European, General, History, Military, World War I, Social Science
Pages: 350

Len's Summary: Using primary sources, Das looks at the experiences of various ethnic groups during WW1.

Edward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition, Volume 1: Autobiographies

Edward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition, Volume 1: AutobiographiesEdward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition, Volume 1: Autobiographies by Guy Cuthbertson
ISBN: 9780199586950
Published by OUP Oxford, Oxford University Press on March 31st 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Literary, Literary Criticism, Poetry, General
Pages: 400

Len's Summary: Best remembered for his poetry which was published posthumously, Thomas (killed at the Battle of Arras in 1917) was appreciated by contemporaries for his prose.

The New Death: American Modernism and World War I

The New Death: American Modernism and World War IThe New Death: American Modernism and World War I by Pearl James
ISBN: 9780813934075
Published by University of Virginia Press on April 22nd 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Literary Criticism, American, General
Pages: 259

Len's Summary: The author explores the changing meaning of death in America following WWI through an examination of the writings of Willa Cather, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and William Faulkner among others.

The Short Story and the First World War

The Short Story and the First World WarThe Short Story and the First World War by Ann-Marie Einhaus
ISBN: 9781107038431
Published by Cambridge University Press on July 31st 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Literary Criticism, General, European
Pages: 219

Len's Summary: By focusing on other than poetry, this study challenges conventional cultural perceptions. See also The Penguin Book of First World War Stories, Penguin Classics, 2007

Hemingway, the Red Cross and the Great War

Hemingway, the Red Cross and the Great WarHemingway, the Red Cross, and the Great War by Steven Florczyk
ISBN: 9781606351628
Published by Kent State University Press on November 1st 2013
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Literary, History, Military, World War I, Literary Criticism, American, General
Pages: 199

Len's Summary: Examines the impact of Hemingway’s experiences in WWI on his thinking and writing.

Fighting Different Wars: Experience, Memory and the First World War in Britain

Fighting Different Wars: Experience, Memory and the First World War in BritainFighting Different Wars by Janet S. K. Watson
ISBN: 9780521831536
Published by Cambridge University Press on February 19th 2004
Genres: Great Britain, Literary Criticism, Military, Social History, Social Science
Pages: 333

Len's Summary: Cultural and intellectual history contrasting war as an experience and war as a memory and developing the consequences of postwar constructions. The author is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Connecticut. The Tomlinson Prize carries an award of $3,000 funded by a grant from WFA Director-emeritus Norman B. Tomlinson, Jr.