British Women in World War I
I had a recent request for a bibliography on British women in World War I, so here's what I have:
-- Joshua Goldstein
Max Arthur, Forgotten Voices of the Great War (Lyons Press, 2004) based on recordings from the British Imperial War Museum.
Gilbert Stone, Women Workers of World War I about Britain (Mansion Field, 2007).
Diana Condell and Jean Liddiard. Working for Victory? (Routledge, 1987).
Claire A. Culeton, Working Class Culture, Women, and Britain, 1914-1921 (Macmillan, 1999).
Deborah Thom, Nice Girls and Rude Girls (I.B. Tauris, 1999) about British women's lives in WWI.
Gill Thomas Life on All Fronts (Cambridge U Press, 1989).
Virginia Nicholson, Singled Out (Viking 2007) about British widows and single women in WWI.
Janet Lee, War Girls (Manchester U. Press, 2005) about British nurses and ambulance drivers.
Tammy M. Proctor, Female Intelligence (NYU Press, 2003) about spies.
Angela K. Smith, Suffrage Discourse in Britain during the First World War (Ashgate, 2005).
Books about women's literature during/about the war:
Debra Rae Cohen. Remapping the Home Front (UPNE, 2002) about WWI's effects on women's fiction writing.
Vicki Bertram, Kicking Daffodils (Edinburgh U Press, 1997).
Jane Potter, Boys in Khaki, Girls in Print (Oxford U Press, 2005).
Trudi Tate, Women, Men, and the Great War (Manchester U Press, 1995).
Angela K. Smith, The Second Battlefield (Manchester U Press, 2000).
Sharon Ouditt, Women Writers of the First World War (Routledge, 2000).
Vera Brittain, Alan Bishop, and Mark Bostridge, Letters from a Lost Generation (Northeastern U Press, 1999).
Catherine W. Reilly, Scars upon my Heart [poetry] (Virago, 1981).
Agnes Cardinal, Dorothy Goldman, Judith Hattaway, Women's Writing on the First World War (Oxford U Press, 1999).
Poster, World War I. [Courtesy of the Imperial War Museum, London.]
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