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Gough, Paul, author.

Dead ground : war and peace : remembrance and recovery ; a cultural reading of memoryscapes from the Great War, 1914-1918 / Paul Gough.

Additional Title(s):

War and peace : remembrance and recovery

Cultural reading of memoryscapes from the Great War, 1914-1918

Bristol : Sansom and Company, a publishing imprint of Redcliffe Press Ltd., 2018.
Physical Description:
212 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Reference Library
N9150 .G68 2018 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art and Design.
Art, Modern -- 20th century.
Art, Modern.
World War (1914-1918)
World War, 1914-1918 -- Art and the war.

  • Introduction: After the battle has moved on
  • Mythical places: Artistic interpretations of the empty battlefield
  • 'Ridiculous mad incongruity!': the legacy of Paul Nash as an artist of trauma, wilderness and recovery
  • The living, the dead: the imagery of emptiness and re-appearance on the battlefields of the Western Front
  • 'Turf wars': grass, greenery and the spatiality of commemoration
  • 'Contested memories: contested site': Newfoundland and its unique heritage on the Western Front
  • Commemoration of war and peace: the anxiety of erasure
  • Peace in ruins: guerrilla responses and radical gardening.