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War Gothic

Thomas S. Davis

in The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231169424
eISBN:
9780231537889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines ways late modernists modulated the gothic in order to render the insecurity pervading everyday life in wartime Britain.


Class and Community in the Blitz, 1940–1

Geoffrey G. Field

in Blood, Sweat, and Toil: Remaking the British Working Class, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199604111
eISBN:
9780191731686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604111.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Political History

The chapter discusses German bombing of British cities September 1940 to May 1941. It analyses government plans to protect the civilian population and public responses to the raids ... More


The MacDonald–Mandel Conversations on Anglo-French Colonial Co-operation

John Kent

in The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Modern History

British colonial subjects remained better off than their French counterparts who were affected by the increasingly ruthless policy directed from Paris. It was agreed with the Foreign Office that ... More


Whichcote and the Cambridge Platonists on Human Nature: An Interpretation and Defense

John Russell Roberts

in Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy Volume VI

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199659593
eISBN:
9780191745218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659593.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Benjamin Whichcote developed an account of human nature that attempts to reconcile the obligations of reason with those of the Christian faith. The chapter offers an interpretation of his account as ... More


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