‘My Mother Won the War’: Patriotism and the First World War in Sylvia Townsend Warner’s Scenes of Childhood (1981)

HOPKINS, Chris (2014). ‘My Mother Won the War’: Patriotism and the First World War in Sylvia Townsend Warner’s Scenes of Childhood (1981). Literature Compass, 11 (12), 754-766.

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Abstract

This essay discusses the subversive treatment of the First World War and patriotism in four of Sylvia Townsend Warner’s neglected New Yorker short stories fromthe 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, later collected in Scenes of Childhood and Other Stories (1981).

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Published in the special issue : Sylvia Townsend Warner (STW)

Manuscript Accepted: 5 MAR 2014

Research Institute, Centre or Group: Humanities Research Centre
Identification Number: 10.1111/lic3.12210
Depositing User: Chris Hopkins
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2014 09:28
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2015 12:18
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/8640

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