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Women writers and the Great War

by Dorothy Goldman

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • English-speaking countries,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Literature and the war.,
    • Women and literature -- English-speaking countries -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Literature and the war.,
    • American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Women.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-148) and index.

      StatementDorothy Goldman with Jane Gledhill and Judith Hattaway.
      SeriesTwayne"s literature & society series ;, no. 7
      ContributionsGledhill, Jane., Hattaway, Judith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR478.W65 G65 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1099782M
      ISBN 100805788581
      LC Control Number94024561

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