Once more, with feeling: commemorating Royal Air Force Bomber Command in late modern Britain

Damien John Williams

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    In Richard Flanagan’s Booker Prize-winning The Narrow Road to the Deep North, the central character is a World War II army surgeon who survives the death camps along the Thai-Burma railway. Later in life, Dorrigo Evans is disturbed by the ‘bland new world’ around him, especially ‘the new age of conformity that was coming in all things, even emotions’ (Flanagan 2013: 80).
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBattlefield Events
    Subtitle of host publicationLandscapes, Commemoration and Heritage
    EditorsKeir Reeves, Geoffrey R Bird, Laura James, Birger Stichelbaut, Jean Bourgeois
    Place of PublicationAbingdon Oxon UK
    Number of pages23
    ISBN (Print)9781138900592
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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