Reconsidering the Great War: Pre-War and Early Years, 1914-1916ar
This panel will explore a wide range of cultural responses to the pre-war period and first two years of the Great War. What are the reactions to the rush to war in art? How is the outbreak of war portrayed? How is national pride portrayed? How does the war affect popular and high culture? What methodological perspectives are best suited to grasp the Great War? Proposals from literature, film, painting, graphic arts, and other cultural forms are welcome. Works from any chronological period 1900-2015 will be considered. 200 word proposals.
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