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The Great War and modern memory

Author: Paul Fussell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [25th anniversary ed.]View all editions and formats
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The year 2000 marks the 25th anniversary Fussell's volume about the First World War. It explores the British experience on the Western Front from 1914 to 1918, focusing on the various literary means  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fussell, Paul, 1924-
Great War and modern memory.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99043295
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Fussell
ISBN: 0195133323 9780195133325 9780195133318 0195133315
OCLC Number: 252608269
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 1976 National Book Award for Arts and Letters and the National Books Critics Circle Award for Criticism.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 368 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. A satire of circumstance --
2. The troglodyte world --
3. Adversary proceedings --
4. Myth, ritual, and romance --
5. Oh what a literary war --
6. Theater of war --7. Arcadian recourses --
8. Soldier boys --
9. Persistence and memory.
Responsibility: Paul Fussell.

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...a model of intelligence and fine writing that will remain a key text in our culture for decades to come John Keegan, The London Review of Books, Vol 29, No 5 ...one of the most deeply moving books Read more...

 
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