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Under suspicion: Christine Brooke-Rose, intelligence work, and the theory wars

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This article looks at Christine Brooke-Rose's late work of life-writing, Remake (1996) and its depiction of Brooke-Rose's wartime experience working in the Allied code-breaking centre at Bletchley Park. I situate Remake's recall of Bletchley Park within a textual matrix that includes Brooke-Rose's own academic writing of the 1980s–90s, as well as texts that emerged out of the so-called ‘Theory Wars’ of the same period – especially relating to the revelation of Paul de Man's collaborationist j...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3366/mod.2021.0350

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Modernist Cultures Journal website
Volume:
16
Issue:
4
Pages:
509-528
Publication date:
2021-12-01
Acceptance date:
2021-12-01
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EISSN:
1753-8629
ISSN:
2041-1022
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1225428
Local pid:
pubs:1225428
Deposit date:
2021-12-16

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