Teaching Representations of the First World War
The First World War saw staggering loss of life and was a catalyst for many political and social changes. It was also shaped by the media and art forms that expressed it: film, photography, poetry, memoir, posters, advertisements, and music.
This volume's scope shows that today's instructors contend with many different issues in teaching the First World War in a variety of classroom settings. Among these issues are the war's relation to modernism; global reach in the Middle East and South Asia; influence on psychiatry, pacifism, and consumer culture; and effect on public health and the 1918 influenza pandemic.
About the Authors
Debra Rae Cohen, associate professor of English at the University of South Carolina, is the author of Remapping the Home Front: Locating Citizenship in British Women's Great War Fiction (2002) and the coeditor of Broadcasting Modernism (2009). She coedits the journal Modernism/modernity.
Douglas Higbee, associate professor of English at the University of South Carolina, Aiken, is the editor of Military Culture and Education (2010), the coeditor of Hunting from the Ivory Tower: Essays by Academics Who Hunt (forthcoming), the author of articles on twentieth-century soldier poetry and the British veterans' movement, and the coauthor of In Their Own Words: Augusta and Aiken Veterans Remember World War II (forthcoming).
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