This study, besides retrieving fine war writing by women, examines their contribution to a British national consciousness and discusses how they mythified the First World War.
"The strength of the book lies in Tylee's range: the primary bibliography alone contains almost 300 books…will be an excellent resource for students of the war, of Edwardian life, of women's writings between 1914 and 1964."—English Literature in Transition
"…a valuable and comprehensive survey of an important area of literary and feminist studies that should act as a springboard for further, more in-depth analyses."—Mary Lou Emery