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A Cassandra with Clout: Storm Jameson, Little Englander and Good European

Elizabeth Maslen

in Intermodernism: Literary Culture in Mid-Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635092
eISBN:
9780748651924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635092.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Storm Jameson and identifies some important concerns on the dominant intermodern forms. One of the most important concerns is work, which is described as a constant pressure, ... More


Mass Observing: The 1930s Documentary Gaze

Lara Feigel

in Literature, Cinema and Politics 1930-1945: Reading Between the Frames

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748639502
eISBN:
9780748652938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748639502.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the multiple and complex viewpoints that were combined in the documentary gaze. It also examines filmic technique, and in particular cross-class montage. In Bronislaw ... More


Pacifism, Fascism and the Crisis of Civilization: Vera Brittain, Storm Jameson and Nancy Mitford in the 1930s

Natasha Periyan

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Natasha Periyan examines the early 1930s’ novels of Nancy Mitford, Storm Jameson (and Jameson’s edited collection Challenge to Death) alongside Vera Brittain’s Testament of Youth and material from ... More


British Women Writing War: The Novels of Storm Jameson

Katherine Cooper

in British Women's Writing, 1930 to 1960: Between the Waves

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621822
eISBN:
9781800341302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621822.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Katherine Cooper reveals how contemporary assessments of gender, war and writing are shaped by preconceptions concerning experience and authority. Storm Jameson’s key war novels are at odds with ... More


La France à l’heure anglaise

Beryl Pong

in British Literature and Culture in Second World Wartime: For the Duration

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198840923
eISBN:
9780191876530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840923.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

During the Second World War, Germany often imposed its own time zone onto those countries it occupied. Chapter 5 looks at the case of France, and examines responses to a perceived temporal ... More


The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam

Adam Piette

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635276
eISBN:
9780748651771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635276.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book is a study of the psychological and cultural impact of the Cold War on the imaginations of citizens in the UK and US. It examines writers working at the hazy borders between aesthetic ... More


Polling for Peace: Journalism and Activist Polling between the Wars

Megan Faragher

in Public Opinion Polling in Mid-Century British Literature: The Psychographic Turn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780192898975
eISBN:
9780191925450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192898975.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Reflecting on British public response to Italy’s incursion into Abyssinia in 1935, journalist F.W. Deedes argued that the 1934 Peace Ballot, a widespread national referendum evincing public support ... More


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