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The First World War in fiction : a collection of critical essays

Author: Holger Klein
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble, 1977.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
First World War in fiction.
New York : Barnes & Noble, 1977
(OCoLC)568000827
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holger Klein
ISBN: 0064937925 9780064937924
OCLC Number: 2493303
Description: x, 246 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction / Holger Klein --
Love and war: R.H. Mottram, The Spanish Farm Trilogy, and Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms / Michael Garrety --
John Dos Passos' Three Soldiers: aesthetics and the doom of individualism / Stanley Cooperman --
The painful process of unthinking: E.E. Cummings' social vision in The Enormous Room / Jeffrey Walsh --
Henri Barbusse: Le Feu and the crisis of social realism / Jonathan King --
The soldier's stage: Roland Dorgelès, Les Croix de Bois / John Flower --
Drieu la Rochelle: the war as 'comedy' / Jonathan Dale --
Against nature: Jean Giono and Le Grand Troupeau / W.D. Redfern --
Projections of everyman: the common soldier in Franconi, Wiechert, and Williamson / Holger Klein --
Journalism into fiction: Erich Maria Remarque, Im Western nichts Neues / Brian A. Rowley --
The embattled style: Ernst Jünger, In Stahlgewittern / J.P. Stern --
Humanitarianism and law: Arnold Zweig, Der Streit um den Sergeanten Grischa / W.G. Sebald --
The last days of Austria: Hasek and Kraus / Robert Pynsent --
Dead man erect: F.T. Marinetti, L'alcova d'acciaio / Christopher Wagstaff --
Strategies of survival: Robert Graves, Goodbye to All That, and David Jones, In Parenthesis / Diane DeBell --
The very plain song of it: Frederic Manning, Her Privates We / C.N. Smith --
Richard Aldington and Death of a Hero --
or life of an anti-hero? / John Morris --
The denuded place: war and form in Parade's End and U.S.A. / Malcolm Bradbury.
Responsibility: edited by Holger Klein.

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