Trauma, Primitivism and the First World War: Frank Prewett

Joy Porter published her new book Trauma, Primitivism and the First World War: The Making of Frank Prewett with Bloomsbury Academic in 2021.

Book Launch hosted by the Eccles Centre and the British Library on 15 June 2021:

Journal Reviews

Living a Fiction: Who was Frank Prewett?, a review by Shazia Hafiz Ramji in Literary Review of Canada (Dec 2021)

Review by Sarafina Pagnotta in Journal of Military History (April 2022)

Review by Neta Gordon in The Canadian Historical Review (June 2022)

Review by Jason Crouthamel (Grand Valley State University) in H-War (January 2024)


Joy Porter has appeared on a number of podcasts to discuss her new book:

The Many Lives of Frank Prewett, The Champlain Society

New Books in History, The New Books Network

The Making of Frank Prewett: An Interview with Joy Porter, The Signal House Edition

On War & Society: A Curious Case of Shell Shock, Laurier Centre for the Study of Canada

Frank Prewett and the Great War, Episode 252 of ‘Mentioned in Dispatches’, a podcast of the Western Front Association (February 2022)