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  • adjective Belonging to the period after a war.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of post-war. of or pertaining to the period after a war

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  • adjective belonging to the period after a war

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Examples

  • It also makes The Subterrraneans itself an important text both in postwar American fiction and American literature as a whole.

    Kerouac the Writer

  • It also makes The Subterrraneans itself an important text both in postwar American fiction and American literature as a whole.

    Style in Fiction

  • The lyric by Enrique Santos Discepolo, master composer of the tango, sums up the situation here just as it did in postwar Buenos Aires:

    Matthew Yglesias » Endgame

  • This is a fine book, but it is far from the only "carnivalesque" novel to be found in postwar fiction.

    Comedy in Literature

  • “The rise of the creative-writing program,” he says, “stands as the most important event in postwar American literary history.”

    Creative Writing and Caring about the Same Things

  • It was a part that captured a peculiarly repellent side of the Reagan-Thatcher era and it rightly brought Michael Douglas an Oscar for outdoing the hyperactive villains his father, Kirk, played in postwar melodramas.

    Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps – review

  • In 1947, they began collecting clothes for children in postwar Europe.

    'Trick-Or-Treat For UNICEF' Founder Dies At 93

  • In 1947, they began collecting clothes for children in postwar Europe.

    'Trick-Or-Treat For UNICEF' Founder Dies At 93

  • Both The Angel's Game and Shadow of the Wind are translated into English by Lucia Graves (daughter of poet and I, Claudius author Robert Graves); who was raised on the island of Majorca in postwar Spain.

    Carlos Ruiz Zafon biography

  • “The rise of the creative-writing program,” he says, “stands as the most important event in postwar American literary history.”

    2009 June 05 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

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