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Women's Writing of the First World War: An Anthology
The literary culture of the early 20th century led a surprising number of women to write about their experiences, recording everything from their emotional responses and political impulses to their new experiences of the world of work. In this book, writings by women as diverse as Sylvia Pankhurst, Virginia Woolf and Vesta Tilley are blended with extracts from the private ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 10th 2000 by Manchester University Press
(first published 2000)
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I know, I know...this book is on my fiction and non-fiction shelves. What can I say, it's an anthology and some of the pieces are fiction and some aren't. I gave this book 3 stars as an average, but of course, like most compilations, I loved some pieces and didn't care for others. One strong criticism of the book is that it seems to have been very poorly edited (just in terms of the copy editor, not the person who chose which things to include in the anthology). The book is absolutely riddled wi ...more