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Modernism, male friendship, and the First World War [electronic resource] / Sarah Cole.

By: Cole, Sarah.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (vii, 297 p.).ISBN: 0511061528 (electronic bk.); 9780511061523 (electronic bk.); 0511121067 (electronic bk.); 9780511121067 (electronic bk.); 0511069987; 9780511069987; 9780511485046 (electronic bk.); 0511485042 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Literature and the war | English literature -- Male authors -- History and criticism | Soldiers' writings, English -- History and criticism | Modernism (Literature) -- Great Britain | Male friendship in literature | Soldiers in literature | Men in literature | War in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | Litt�erature anglaise -- 20e si�ecle -- Histoire et critique | Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918 -- Grande-Bretagne -- Litt�erature et guerre | �Ecrits d'hommes anglais -- Histoire et critique | �Ecrits de militaires anglais -- Histoire et critique | Modernisme (Litt�erature) -- Grande-Bretagne | Amiti�e male dans la litt�erature | Militaires dans la litt�erature | Hommes dans la litt�erature | Guerre dans la litt�erature | Mannen | Vriendschap | Intimiteit | Oorlog | Dichters | Roman | M�annerfreundschaft | Weltkrieg (1914-1918) | Geschichte 1914-1940 | EnglischGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Modernism, male friendship, and the First World War.DDC classification: 820.9/358 Other classification: 17.93 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Victorian dreams, modern realities : Forster's classical imagination -- Conradian alienation and imperial intimacy -- 'My killed friends are with me where I go' : friendship and comradeship at war -- 'The violence of the nightmare' : D.H. Lawrence and the aftermath of war.
Summary: Cole examines the rich history of masculine intimacy in the twentieth century. She foregrounds such crucial themes as broken friendships, blood brotherhood, and the bereavement of the war poet. Cole argues that these dramas of compelling and often tortured male friendship have generated a particular voice within the literary canon.
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Based on author's thesis (doctoral)--University of California at Berkeley.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 252-291) and index.

Victorian dreams, modern realities : Forster's classical imagination -- Conradian alienation and imperial intimacy -- 'My killed friends are with me where I go' : friendship and comradeship at war -- 'The violence of the nightmare' : D.H. Lawrence and the aftermath of war.

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Cole examines the rich history of masculine intimacy in the twentieth century. She foregrounds such crucial themes as broken friendships, blood brotherhood, and the bereavement of the war poet. Cole argues that these dramas of compelling and often tortured male friendship have generated a particular voice within the literary canon.

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