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The Extinct SceneLate Modernism and Everyday Life$
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Thomas Davis

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780231169424

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231169424.001.0001

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War Gothic

War Gothic

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The Extinct Scene

Thomas S. Davis

Columbia University Press

This chapter examines ways late modernists modulated the gothic in order to render the insecurity pervading everyday life in wartime Britain.

Keywords:   Gothic, Second World War, Elizabeth Bowen, Henry Moore, air war, Humphrey Jennings

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