Angela K. Smith is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Plymouth -- .
List of contributors Acknowledgements Introduction 1. 'What part have I now that you have come together?' Richard Aldington on war, gender and textual representation - Caroline Zilboorg 2. Shell-shocked in Somerville: Vera Brittain's post-traumatic stress disorder - Andrea Peterson 3. Gender, war and writing in Aldous Huxley's 'Farcical history of Richard Greenow' - Erik Svarny 4. How gender serves Trotskyism: The Spanish civil war in Ken Loach's 'Land and Freedom' - Alan Munton 5. Clothes and uniform in the theatre of Facism: Clemence Dane and Virginia Woolf - Jenny Hartley 6. Women and the Battle of the Atlantic 1939-45: Contemporary texts, propaganda and life-writing - G.H. Bennett 7. 'The best disguise': Performing femininities for clandestine purposes during the Second World War - Juliette Pattinson 8. The war at home: Family, gender and post-colonial issues in three Vietnam war texts - Marion Gibson 9. Chicken or hawk? Heroism, masculinity and violence in Vietnam war narratives - Angela K. Smith 10. Elite women warriors and dog soldiers: Gender adaptations in modern war film - Jeff Walsh Select bibliography Index -- .