Hartley, Jenny. Hearts Undefeated: Women's Writing of the Second World War (London: Virago, 1994)

Includes diaries, personal letters, letters to the press, journalism, fiction, autobiography, book reviews, and prayers. They are arranged in themed sections covering different stages of the war and also topics such as war work, the Blitz, conscription and sex. Combines work by well known authors, including Sackville-West, Stark, Cartland and Delafield, with the testimonies of ordinary women, among them land girls, nurses, a refugee, a prisoner, an air raid warden, and a bus conductor.

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