Conflict, Nationhood and Corporeality in Modern Literature


  • Petra Rau

About this book


This collection examines ways in which modern literature responds to the body-at-war, examining the effects of violent conflict on the body in its literal and representative forms. Spanning literature from World War I to the present day, it includes essays on pacifist theatre, torture, fascist fantasies, and uniforms and masculinity.


English literature fascism fiction Nation politics Tradition violence

Editors and affiliations

  • Petra Rau
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PortsmouthUK

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