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Introduction

Catriona Pennell

in A Kingdom United: Popular Responses to the Outbreak of the First World War in Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199590582
eISBN:
9780191738777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590582.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The introduction outlines the methodology and evidence used in exploring the question of public opinion in a time before opinion polls. It also establishes the thematic, geographic, and chronological ... More


The War after Next: Anticipating Future Conflict in the New Millennium

Antulio J. Echevarria

in Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317552
eISBN:
9781846317224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317552.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores anticipations of future conflict drawn from popular culture. Placing such anticipations alongside official forecasts highlights the extent to which the fears and expectations of ... More


The Great War with Germany, 1890-1940: Fictions and Fantasies of the War-to-Come

I. F. Clarke (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236320
eISBN:
9781781380789
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236320.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This anthology is the second in the five-volume series Future-War Fiction, 1763–2001, and follows on The Tale of the Next Great War, 1871–1914, published in 1995. That selection of short stories ... More


Race, War and Apocalypse before 1945

in Race, Ethnicity and Nuclear War: Representations of Nuclear Weapons and Post-Apocalyptic Worlds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317088
eISBN:
9781846319792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317088.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses premonitions since the late nineteenth century of an apocalyptic race war fought with the newest, most destructive technology. It begins by outlining the myths of racial ... More


Introduction: ‘Horribly Stuffed with Epithets of War’

I. F. Clarke (ed.)

in The Great War with Germany, 1890-1940: Fictions and Fantasies of the War-to-Come

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236320
eISBN:
9781781380789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236320.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

During the first years of the twentieth century, the British began to take precautionary measures against the perceived threat of the new German navy. Since then, the relationship between Britain and ... More


: The Victors and the Vanquished

I. F. Clarke (ed.)

in The Great War with Germany, 1890-1940: Fictions and Fantasies of the War-to-Come

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236320
eISBN:
9781781380789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236320.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

From 1900 onwards, future-war stories proliferated as the relationship between the Germans and the British went from bad to worse. The non-stop production of such stories rapidly gave rise to a ... More


Future-War Fiction: The First Main Phase, 1871–19001

I.F. Clarke

in Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317552
eISBN:
9781846317224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317552.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the development of future-war fiction from 1871–1900. In 1871, the combined forces of press, politics and population sparked a chain reaction of future-war stories which ... More


Views, Reviews, and Downright Ridicule

I. F. Clarke (ed.)

in The Great War with Germany, 1890-1940: Fictions and Fantasies of the War-to-Come

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236320
eISBN:
9781781380789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236320.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In the early years of the twentieth century, the tale of the war-to-come had become a marketable commodity and gave rise to a new publishing industry. This was evident in the success of William Le ... More


How America's Fictions of Future War Have Changed the World

H. Bruce Franklin

in Future Wars: The Anticipations and the Fears

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317552
eISBN:
9781846317224
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846317552.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter surveys American future-war fiction from 1880 to 1917. The American future-war fiction that emerged in the 1880s turned America's colonial history inside out, establishing what was to ... More


‘A Full, Vivid and Interesting Picture of the Great War of the Future’

I. F. Clarke (ed.)

in The Great War with Germany, 1890-1940: Fictions and Fantasies of the War-to-Come

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853236320
eISBN:
9781781380789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236320.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In January 1891, the illustrated weekly Black and White published the first full-length, illustrated account of the war many were expecting to break out in the near future. Entitled The Great War of ... More


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