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The War That Used Up WordsAmerican Writers and the First World War

The War That Used Up Words: American Writers and the First World War

Hazel Hutchison

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300195026
eISBN:
9780300213249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300195026.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In this provocative study, the author takes a fresh look at the roles of American writers in helping to shape national opinion and policy during the First World War. From the War's opening salvos in ... More

The Watchman in PiecesSurveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood

The Watchman in Pieces: Surveillance, Literature, and Liberal Personhood

David Rosen and Aaron Santesso

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300155419
eISBN:
9780300156645
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300155419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Spanning nearly 500 years of cultural and social history, this book examines the ways that literature and surveillance have developed together, as kindred modern practices. As ideas about ... More

Why Literature Matters in the 21st Century

Why Literature Matters in the 21st Century

Mark Roche

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104493
eISBN:
9780300129595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104493.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book examines literature in its connection to virtue and moral excellence. The author is concerned with literature as the teacher of virtue. The current crisis in the humanities may be traced ... More

Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen

Guy Cuthbertson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780300153002
eISBN:
9780300198553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300153002.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

One of Britain’s best-known and most loved poets, Wilfred Owen (1893–1918) was killed at age 25 on one of the last days of the First World War, having acted heroically as soldier and officer despite ... More

Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are

Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are

Paul H. Fry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300126488
eISBN:
9780300145410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300126488.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book revises accepted views of William Wordsworth's motives and messages as a poet. Where others have oriented Wordsworth toward ideas of transcendence, nature worship, or—more ... More

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