TITLE

War, Witness, Modernism and David Jones's Subversive Voice

AUTHOR(S)
MARTIN, TRAVIS L.
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
War, Literature & the Arts: An International Journal of the Huma;2014, Vol. 26, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay about classifying David Jones' book "In Parenthesis" is presented. It discusses how the book conforms to prose and verse standards and to the standards of Great War poetry and how scholars are finding it difficult to decide whether it is nonfiction or fiction. It also talks about the ways that Jones used the book to demonstrate the impact of the Great War on language and society and how the author recounts his own war experience through the narrative in the book.
ACCESSION #
102372765

 

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