About the editors: Debra Kelly teaches modern and contemporary French and Francophone literature at the University of Westminster, and is Co-ordinator of the Group for War and Culture Studies. Her major publication is Pierre Albert-Birot. A Poetics in Movement, a Poetics of Movement (1997). She has further published on the work of the French avant-garde movement of the 20th century. She is an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Romance Studies in the School of Advanced Study, University of London.2000 0-7734-7458-7
This inter-disciplinary book draws together contributions by specialists in history, oral history and literature and focuses on the representation of the experience of war in 20th century France. It is concerned with aspects of cultural history and cultural memory as manifested in a variety of forms: public ceremonies, oral history and literary production. It examines the First and Second World Wars, the Occupation; collaboration and resistance.