By Joy Damousi
The Labour of Loss explores how moms, fathers, widows, kin and neighbors handled their reports of grief and loss in the course of and after the 1st and moment international Wars. in response to an exam of personal loss via letters and diaries, this research makes an important contribution to figuring out how humans got here to phrases with the deaths of family and friends. in contrast to different reports during this sector, The Labour of Loss considers how mourning affected women and men in numerous methods, and analyzes the gendered dimensions of grief.
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