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Versions of Neutrality: Denis Johnston’s War Reports

Ian Whittington

in Writing the Radio War: Literature, Politics and the BBC, 1939-1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474413596
eISBN:
9781474444897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413596.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

As his job with the BBC News Division took him from the deserts of Egypt, through Italy, to the gates of Buchenwald, Irish playwright Denis Johnston struggled with a multiply determined neutrality ... More


How to bring the boys home: Popular opposition to the Korean War

Grace Huxford

in The Korean War in Britain: Citizenship, selfhood and forgetting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526118950
eISBN:
9781526138958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118950.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the actions of opponents to the Korean War, the consequences for the British state and how British people felt about such forthright critics of the war. This chapter first ... More


Writing the War

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0027
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Jacob Nathaniel Raymer becomes a self-appointed journalist of the war: “All I promise is an account of what came under my immediate observation, and such incidents as I can prove to be actual facts.” ... More


Cosmopolitan Possibilities in Translation: Views from the Russo-Japanese War

Michele Monserrati

in Searching for Japan: 20th Century Italy's Fascination with Japanese Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621075
eISBN:
9781800341197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621075.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 1 considers three texts revolving around the events of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-05, first examining the diary/novel of Italian-born Daniele Pecorini, who travelled in Korea and Japan as ... More


Marie Colvin – The War Hero and the ‘Nasty Woman’

Agnieszka Piotrowska

in Mediating War and Identity: Figures of Transgression in 20th- and 21st-century War Representation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474446266
eISBN:
9781474495141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474446266.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the iconic war correspondent Marie Colvin, who was killed in a bombardment during the siege of Homs. Bringing together autoethnographic and scholarly modes of analysis, and ... More


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