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The Great War and modern memory

Author: Paul Fussell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book is about the British experience on the Western Front from 1914 to 1918 and some of the literary means by which it has been remembered, conventionalized, and mythologized.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Fussell
ISBN: 0195019180 9780195019186 019215804X 9780192158048 0195021711 9780195021714
OCLC Number: 1631561
Awards: National Book Award in Arts and Letters, 1976
Description: x, 363 pages : illustrations ; 24 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.

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