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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
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
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
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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