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The Unquiet Western Front

Britain"s Role in Literature and History

by Brian Bond

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: First World War,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • 21st century,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • English,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Historiography,
  • Military - World War I,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • History / Historiography,
  • History : Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • History : Military - World War I,
  • World War, 1914-1918--Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9838248M
    ISBN 100521036410
    ISBN 109780521036412
    OCLC/WorldCa86167371

    I picked this book up a few days ago, having never read it, and having it found it for free on one of those "take a book leave a book" shelves.


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The outstanding 'anti-war' influences have been 'war poets', subalterns' trench memoirs, the book and film of All Quiet on the Western Front, and the play Journey's End.

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All Quiet on the Western Front (German: Im Westen nichts Neues, the West Nothing New) is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War book describes the German soldiers' extreme physical and mental stress during the war, and the detachment from civilian life felt by many of these soldiers upon returning home from the front.

All Quiet on the Western Front Summary. Get ready for one of the most searing, upsetting anti-war books you'll ever read. The novel opens behind the German lines of the Western Front in World War I during the summer of We meet Paul, Tjaden, Müller, Albert and a few other young guys, all of whom volunteered to be soldiers and are just now beginning to question the wisdom of the.

An unquiet life – Erich Maria Remarque and ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ Remarque’s spare description of the pointless reality of war still chills and is what made the book so Author: Derek Scally.

Read the full-text online edition of The Unquiet Western Front: Britain's Role in Literature and History (). This book traces the controversy from to the present, concluding that historians are finally permitting World War I to be placed in a more accurate perspective.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. The unquiet western front: Britain's role in literature and history Item PreviewPages: The record of several schoolmates who represent a generation destroyed by the dehumanization of World War I's trench warfare, All Quiet on the Western Front tells of their enlistment in the army at the urging of their teacher, Kantorek, whose wisdom they Bäumer, a sensitive teenager, serves as central intelligence, the prototypical young infantryman whose youth is snatched away.

In “All Quiet on the Western Front”, Remarque used his knowledge and memories of World War I to write a moving novel about a young soldier serving in the war.

The book was a success and Remarque followed it with “The Road Back” in After the publication of his forth novel, Remarque moved to Porto Ronco, Switzerland.

Brian Bond's arresting, sensible book, concentrating in It may be long before historians win their battle, but The Unquiet Western Front shows where the lines should be drawn.' The Spectator 'The Unquiet Western Front is an effective history of changing social attitudes in twentieth- century Britain.'.

The All Quiet on the Western Front quotes below all refer to the symbol of Kemmerich’s Boots. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:). Brian Bond’s newest book presents an analysis of Western Front memoirs written by British and Commonwealth authors, acting as an analogous volume to The Unquiet Western Front: Britain’s Role in Literature and History.

The study is organised into a series of essays discussing individual authors, which are in turn complemented by comparative thematic chapters. Chapter titles. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

This book shows how myths have become deeply rooted, particularly in the inter-war period, in the s, and in the s. The outstanding 'anti-war' influences have been 'war poets', subalterns' trench memoirs, the book and film of All Quiet on the Western Front, and the play Journey's End/5(9).

All Quiet on the Western Front (or, to give it its German title, Nothing New in the West) has been hailed as the best war novel ever, and it's easy to see why. World War I is described in such vivid non-glory in its pages that you are sucked into the story straight away and stay there for the next two hundred pages.4/5(K).

On the western front, the path to peace can be almost as risky as the highway to Baghdad. Request Reprint & Licensing, Submit Correction or view Editorial Guidelines Choose a Membership That's. Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque's masterpiece of the German experience during World War I.

I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow This is the testament of Paul Bäumer, who enlists with his classmates in 4/5(28).

About this Item: Lion Books, New York, NY, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Lion Books No, with wonderful cover art; one of the greatest war novels ever written and the basis for a successful motion picture; first paperback printing, this copy is VG with moderate spine rubbing and several rear cover scratches, front cover is only lightly marked, contents unmarked; a.

The Unquiet Western Front Britain’s Role in Literature and History This book is in copyright. Subject to statutory exception and to the provisions of relevant collective licensing agreements, no reproduction of any part may take place without the written permission of Cambridge University Press.

The Hardcover of the The Unquiet Western Front: Britain's Role in Literature and History by Brian Bond at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Author: Brian Bond. All quiet On the Western Front, a book written by Erich Maria Remarque tells of the harrowing experiences of the First World War as seen through the eyes of a young German soldier.

I think that this novel is a classic anti-war novel that provides an extremely realistic portrayal of war. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.

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Fiction: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remaque (originally published in ) All Quiet on the Western Front is considered to be one of the best and most important novels ever written. It describes in vivid detail what life was like for the common soldiers during the war. The book is about Paul Bäumer, a young German man who had just finished school.

Narrated by Paul Bäumer, a young man fighting on the French front, Erich Maria Remarque’s “All Quiet on the Western Front” describes the extreme circumstances of the German soldiers of the First World War.

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'The Unquiet Western Front is an effective history of changing social attitudes in twentieth- century Britain.' Writer's News 'The lectures must have been entertaining. The book version is eminently readable and always stimulating.' The Times Literary SupplementAuthor: Brian Bond. B. Bond, The Unquiet Western Front: Britain’s Role in History and Literature, Cambridge, (Emeritus Professor of Military History, King’s College London) A nice slim volume which provides an analysis of the post-war myth creation industry.

Recommended. David. The novel's epigraph and the ending sing the same tune. Take a look at the last two paragraphs of the book: He fell in October,on a day that was so quiet and still on the whole front, that the army report confined itself to the single sentence: All quiet on the Western Front.

The Unquiet Western Front: Britain's Role in Literature and History: Brian Bond: Books - (2). Erich Maria Remarque`s book "All Quiet on the Western Front". Gives a very vivid account of the Great War through the eyes of the German soldier.

I found the book very compatable to Robert Graves "Goodbye to all that". Remarque describes the school education in Germany at the time as Graves does the English.5/5(5). Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott: All unQUIET on the Western Front - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Marriott at Tripadvisor.2/5.Sunlight and peace, a peace too deep for thought, The peace of tides that underlie our strife, The peace with which the moving heavens are fraught, The peace that is our everlasting life.

The loose earth shook. The very hills were stirred. The silence of the dead was all I heard. How many scornful.