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Literature, politics, and culture in postwar Britain

by Alan Sinfield

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Influence.,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlan Sinfield.
      SeriesThe new historicism ;, 12
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR478.P64 S5 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination345 p. ;
      Number of Pages345
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2186794M
      ISBN 100520065573, 0520068297
      LC Control Number89004879

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