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Women, Men and the Great War: An Anthology of Stories

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Thiss is an anthology of short stories of World War I from 25 classic writers. Gertrude Stein, Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield are among the women writers whose works account for half the volume. The stories are by turn poignant, violent, harsh, tender and desolating.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published February 15th 1996 by Manchester University Press
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A strong, eclectic gathering of stories of, about, and around the so-called Great War. Tate has picked pieces with a range of perspectives, of various approaches, and it's good to see them side-by-side. I'm not sure one would find Arthur Machen in close proximity to Gertrude Stein in very many places. There are stories here of ambiguity, of certainty, of ellipsis, of focus; though presented to me as a study text at university some years ago, I would also recommend this to the general reader inte ...more
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