Two sisters: contrary lives

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Brinson, Charmian and Winckler, Julia (2015) Two sisters: contrary lives In: Kadar, Marlene and Perrault, Jeanne, eds. Working Memory: Women and Work in World War II. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Canada. ISBN 9781771120357

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Abstract

The book’s aim is to continue the project of recognizing the multiple and contradictory roles women played and the work women did during the Second World War. The essays expand our understanding of the impact women had on both the reality and perception of that war. The subjects' own perspectives offer a key insight into that changing world. Our co-authored book chapter seeks to represent the very different wartime experiences of my maternal grandmother and maternal great-aunt both in wartime and beyond. We explore these from a dual perspective: Charmian Brinson is a cultural historian with a specialism in female exile and internment. My analysis is grounded in an artistic enquiry coupled with a long interest in life narratives, historiography and memory.

Item Type: Chapter in book
Subjects: V000 Historical and Philosophical studies > V100 History by period
V000 Historical and Philosophical studies > V300 History by topic
W000 Creative Arts and Design > W600 Photography and Film
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2015 03:00
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2015 10:11
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/13329

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