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Frayn, A., & Phillips, T. (2018). Introduction: War and Memory. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 11(3), 181-191. doi:10.1080/17526272.2018.1490075
This introduction situates the articles in this journal issue within recent scholarship about war and memory. The plethora of available terminology is addressed, tracing memo...
Frayn, A. (2018). Social Remembering, Disenchantment and First World War Literature, 1918–1930. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 11(3), 192-208. https://doi.org/10.1080/17526272.2018.1490072
The way that the First World War would be remembered was yet to be solidified in the years immediately after the Armistice and peace treaties. Using key case studies from the...
Frayn, A. (2017). Introduction: Modernism and the First World War. Modernist Cultures, 12(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3366/mod.2017.0153
Introduction to special issue of Modernist Cultures on Modernism and the First World War. Surveys recent critical issues at the intersection of First World War and Modernist ...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The project pursues three main aims and objectives:
1. Address desideratum: During the First World War, many communities in Britain and its Empire hosted internment camps for military Prisoners of Wa...
Frayn, A. (2016). “Now – Well, Look at the Chart”: Mapping, Maps and Literature. In S. D. Brunn, & M. Dodge (Eds.), Mapping Across Academia, 259-285. Dordrecht: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-94-024-1011-2_13
This chapter examines the resistance in literary criticism to making maps. Literary analysis is deeply invested in the construction of space and associated theories, but these...
Frayn, A. (2015). What a victory it might have been”: C. E. Montague and the First World War. In T. Tate, & K. Kennedy (Eds.), The Silent Morning: Culture and Memory After the Armistice, 131-148. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press
Discusses Montague's post-war prose work in terms of peace and silence.
Frayn, A. (2015). Ford and the First World War. In A. Chantler, & R. Hawkes (Eds.), An Introduction to Ford Madox Ford, 121-133. Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Frayn, A. (2014). Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30. Manchester University Press. https://doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.001.0001
This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World Wa...
Frayn, A. (2014). Richard Aldington’s Images, the Metropolis and the Masses. Modernist Cultures. 9, 260-281. doi:10.3366/mod.2014.0086. ISSN 2041-1022
Richard Aldington’s city poems in the latter part of his 1915 collection Images
are concerned with the masses who inhabit the modern city. Aldington is
at pains to stress his ...
Frayn, A. (2011). In “the black murmuring crowd”: Aldington’s Imagist London. In D. Kempton, & H. R. Stoneback (Eds.), Aldington, Pound, and the Imagists at Brunnenburg, 27-35. Greagau Press
Frayn, A. (2008). This battle was not over: Parade’s End as a transitional text in the development of ‘disenchanted’ First World War literature. In A. Gąsiorek, & D. Moore (Eds.), Ford Madox Ford: Literary Networks and Cultural Transformations, 201-216. Rodopi
This chapter argues that the novels of Ford's Parade's End tetralogy occupy a significant place in the development of "disenchanted" fiction about the First World War. The val...
Frayn, A. (in press). “It was in that way that we used to talk, in July, 1914, of Armageddon”: Wartime in Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End Tetralogy. In Literature and Modern TimePalgrave Macmillan
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Frayn, A. (2018). Ford and the First World War. In The Routledge Research Companion to Ford Madox FordTaylor & Francis
This chapter surveys Ford Madox Ford's writings about war. He was conscious of war writing by the beginning of the twentieth century via his friendship with Stephen Crane; th...
Frayn, A. German prisoners held comedy nights in British war camps – we recreated one. The Conversation,
This article engages with the history of First World War internment, both civilian and prisoner of war. The focus is the Stobs Camp, near Hawick, and the theatre show A Night...
Frayn, A. (2017). Introduction to H.G Wells "The War of the Worlds" and "The War in the Air". In A. Frayn (Ed.), The War of the Worlds and The War in the AirWordsworth Editions
Published a decade apart and spanning the turn of the twentieth century, The War of the Worlds (1898) and The War in the Air (1908) are brought together in one volume for the ...
Frayn, A. & Durkin, R. (2017). David Bowie’s late revival belongs to a grand tradition dating back to Beethoven
On David Bowie's Blackstar as embodying aspects of late style, as discussed by Theodor Adorno and Edward Said.
The University’s Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW) runs a series of research seminars on Wednesday afternoons throughout the teaching trimesters. These seminars are designed to approach literar...
20 September 2016
Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia
29 June 2016
National Library of Scotland
15 November 2018
The National Archives, Kew.
9 March 2018
Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, Derbyshire.
8 February 2018
20 September 2016
7 June 2016
University College Dublin
28 April 2016