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The Great War and modern memory

Author: Paul Fussell; J M Winter
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New editionView all editions and formats
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A new edition of Paul Fussell's literate, literary, and illuminating account of the Great War, now a classic text of literary and cultural criticism.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Fussell; J M Winter
ISBN: 9780199971954 0199971951
OCLC Number: 841671998
Notes: Previous edition: 2000.
Awards: National Book Award, 1976 ; National Critics Circle Award, 1975
Description: xvii, 414 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: A satire of circumstance --
The troglodyte world --
Adversary proceedings --
Myth, ritual, and romance --
Oh what a literary war --
Theater of war --
Arcadian recourses --
Soldier boys --
Persistence and memory.
Responsibility: Paul Fussell ; with a new introduction by Jay Winter.
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[A] dazzling, groundbreaking account of the way the trauma of the First World War changed western culture. Fintan O'Toole, Irish Times

 
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