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Women"s writing of the First World War

an anthology

by

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- Women authors

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-336) and index.

    Statementedited by Angela K. Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, Angela K.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17598885M
    ISBN 100719050723, 0719050731
    OCLC/WorldCa43786902

    Women also worked in noncombatant roles in several militaries, filling administrative positions and allowing more men to go to the front lines. Letters written by children during the First World War can be just as valuable a source of information as those written by servicemen. British painter John Nash believed that "the artist's main business is to train his eye to see, then to probe, and then to train his hand to work in sympathy with his eye. See object record Read the letter in full below.

    Army in France. Women in the forces The contribution of these women has long been obscured by the sheer number of men who fought in the conflict. Here is my story: I heard the clock strike 11 o'clock. He created this artwork three months later. Women and Propaganda Images of women were used in propaganda beginning early in the war.

    The fascination that toy guns traditionally hold for small boys never seems to lose its grip. I shall probably send a little more next month or later. The bronze figures were cast from guns from the Great War, commemorating the First Battle of Ypres and other battles. But this I know because I saw, and so did everyone else in the house. At a trivial level, the sight of raised hemlines provoked anger and disgust in many men, who were not interested in hearing that dangerous factory machinery, climbing ladders lady windowcleaners had had a lot of troublecrawling inside locomotive engines to clean them and ploughing squelchy fields had resulted in practical measures. Armed combat was typically restricted to men, but women were near and sometimes on the front linesacting as nurses caring for the considerable number of wounded, or as drivers, particularly of ambulances.


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