The Great War and Modern Memory [electronic resource].
- Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2013.
1 online resource (433 p.)
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war -- 20th century -- Great Britain
English literature -- History and criticism
War and literature
Memory in literature
- Electronic books.
- Winner of both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award and named by the Modern Library one of the twentieth century's 100 Best Non-Fiction Books, Paul Fussell's The Great War and Modern Memory was universally acclaimed on publication in 1970. Today, Fussell's landmark study remains as original and gripping as ever: a literate, literary, and unapologetic account of the Great War, the war that changed a generation, ushered in the modern era, and revolutionized how we see the world. This brilliant work illuminates the trauma and tragedy of modern warfare in fresh, revel
- Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Preface to the Original Edition; Credits; CHAPTER 1 A Satire of Circumstance; CHAPTER 2 The Troglodyte World; CHAPTER 3 Adversary Proceedings; CHAPTER 4 Myth, Ritual, and Romance; CHAPTER 5 Oh What a Literary War; CHAPTER 6 Theater of War; CHAPTER 7 Arcadian Recourses; CHAPTER 8 Soldier Boys; CHAPTER 9 Persistence and Memory; Afterword; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
- Description based upon print version of record.
- Winter, J. M Contributor
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