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Teresa Sanders

Teresa Sanders is a PhD student in English Literature, funded by the South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (AHRC), and co-supervised at the Universities of Exeter and Bristol. Her current interdisciplinary research focuses on the representations of education and pedagogy in the works of the understudied British author Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978). Her wider research interests include (but are not limited to): the history of education, interwar culture and politics, female modernism(s), the historical novel, and literature and history of the First World War.

‘A Call to the Women of Great Britain’: the formation of the Women’s Land Army

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Three Woman's Land Army girls in uniform holding two piglets each, in a snow covered setting

To begin this blog, I am going to set the scene and ask a few hypothetical questions. Imagine it is the height of summer, 1917. The Great War has been raging for almost three years, and there is still no …