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Women"s fiction of the Second World War

Gill Plain

Women"s fiction of the Second World War

gender, power and resistance

by Gill Plain

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- Literature and the war,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century,
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • War stories, English -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.[192]-201) and index.

    StatementGill Plain.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 207 p.,
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20051240M
    ISBN 100748606610, 0748608508
    LC Control Number96080256
    OCLC/WorldCa35587645


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