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Modern nostalgia Sigfried Sassoon, trauma and the Second World War

This book explores Siegfried Sassoons writing of the twenties, thirties and forties, demonstrating the connections between trauma and nostalgia in a culture saturated with the anxieties of war. Informed by the texts of Freud, W.H.R. Rivers and other psychological writers of the early twentieth century, as well as contemporary theorists of nostalgia and trauma, this book examines the pathology of nostalgia conveyed in Sassoons unpublished poems, letters and journals, together with his published work. It situates his ongoing anxiety about Englishness, modernity, and his relation to modernist.

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  • "This book explores Siegfried Sassoons writing of the twenties, thirties and forties, demonstrating the connections between trauma and nostalgia in a culture saturated with the anxieties of war. Informed by the texts of Freud, W.H.R. Rivers and other psychological writers of the early twentieth century, as well as contemporary theorists of nostalgia and trauma, this book examines the pathology of nostalgia conveyed in Sassoons unpublished poems, letters and journals, together with his published work. It situates his ongoing anxiety about Englishness, modernity, and his relation to modernist."@en

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