The Great War and Women’s Consciousness

Images of Militarism and Womanhood in Women’s Writings, 1914–64

  • Claire M. Tylee

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Claire M. Tylee
    Pages 1-17
  3. Mildred Aldrich, May Sinclair, St Clair Stobart
    Pages 19-46
  4. Vera Brittain
    Pages 47-74
  5. May Cannan, Katherine Mansfield, Ellen La Motte, Mary Borden
    Pages 75-102
  6. Mary Hamilton, Rose Macaulay, Rose Allatini
    Pages 103-129
  7. May Sinclair, Cicely Hamilton, Rebecca West, Virginia Woolf, Radclyffe Hall
    Pages 130-183
  8. Enid Bagnold, Mary Borden, Evadne Price, Sylvia Pankhurst, Vera Brittain
    Pages 184-223
  9. H. D. Hilda Doolittle, Pamela Hinkson, Antonia White
    Pages 224-249
  10. Claire M. Tylee
    Pages 250-259
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 260-293

About this book


The literary memory of the Great War is dominated by the writings of Sassoon and Owen, Graves and Blunden. The voice is a male voice. This book is a study of what women wrote about militarism and world war 1


fiction First World War novel Rebecca West women

Authors and affiliations

  • Claire M. Tylee
    • 1
  1. 1.University of MálagaSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1990
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Literature & Performing Arts Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-0-333-51403-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-20454-0
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