The Great War and modern memory

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, USA .

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Paginationxvii, 414p.
Number of Pages431
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ISBN 109780199971954

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"This book is about the British experience of the Western front," he writes, "and some of the literary means by Author: Louisa Young. The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell is a look at primarily the literature of World War I.

Fussell looks at the different myths, themes, and kinds of things that come about because of the situation of war.

The literary style changed because of the war, which is one of the things that Fussell looks at. New inroads into an area of literary history partly probed by Bernard Bergonzi's Heroes' Twilight (). If you want an encyclopedic survey of WW I in the annals of English literature, you'll have to wait; Fussell (best known as an Augustan specialist) adopts a selective approach that deliberately leaves large areas in shadow.

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Inhe published The Great War and Modern Memory, which was a study of World War I and how its horrors fostered a disillusioned modernist sensibility. This book won both the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism and the National Book Award for Arts and Letters.

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‘The Great War and Modern Memory’ is a meta analysis of numerous memoirs, poems, plays and the like produced by soldiers who survived (and didn’t survive) WW1. This book compares the literary tradition of Britain before and after the war, trying. The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell Audiobook Try our site with free audio you like 1 Month unlimited Listening $ Try our site with free audio you like 1 Month unlimited audiobook Listening $.

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In The Great War and Modern Memory, published indistinguished military historian Paul Fussell makes the case not just that World War I is the first modern war and that it has informed how we think about armed conflict ever since (both of which are true) but that on a more existential level it fundamentally altered humanity’s view of itself and the world.

I will argue that The Great War and Modern Memory itself became a lieu de memoire or "site of memory" of the Great War. But like many very successful works, Fussell's book became famous not exclusively or even primarily because of its originality, but because of its ability to reformulate or reinscribe pre-exist-ing ways of understanding.

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