The War at Home: Representing the Iraq War in Ali Smith's "The Accidental"

Quinn MacDonald

Abstract


This essay examines how Ali Smith formally represents the
British role in the Iraq war and the fractured public consensus around
that event in her 2005 novel "The Accidental."

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“David Kelly: Timeline.” The Telegraph. 9 June 2011. Web. 16 Mar. 2012 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/8566789/David-Kelly-timeline.html

France, Louise. “Life Stories.” The Guardian. 22 May 2005. Print. http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2005/may/22/fiction.bookerprize2005

Smith, Ali. The Accidental. London: Penguin. 2005. Print.

Young, Hugo. “Kelly Didn't Stand a Chance.” The Guardian. 19 July 2003. Web. 16 Mar 2012. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2003/jul/19/iraq.media






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