By Charles Andrews

In Writing opposed to War, Charles Andrews integrates literary research and peace stories to create cutting edge new how you can view experimental British fiction within the interwar period.


The cataclysm of the 1st global struggle gave upward push to the British Peace flow, a spectrum of pacifist, internationalist, and antiwar companies and participants. Antiwar sentiments stumbled on expression not just in editorials, feedback, and journalism but additionally in novels and different works of literature. Writing opposed to War examines the paintings of Aldous Huxley, typhoon Jameson, Siegfried Sassoon, Rose Macaulay, and Virginia Woolf to research the results in their makes an attempt to hire fiction within the carrier of peace activism. It additional lines how Huxley, Woolf, and others sought to reconcile their antiwar ideals with implacable army violence.


The British Peace Movement's failure to halt the increase of fascism and the second one international struggle maintains to solid a shadow over modern pacifist events. Writing approximately War will fascinate students of peace stories and literature and gives worthwhile insights for current-day peace activists and artists who search to combine creativity with activism.


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