The Great war and Modern Memory download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul Fussell

The Great war and Modern Memory download free [PDF and Ebook] by Paul Fussell year 2013
  • Book name: The Great war and Modern Memory
  • Author: Paul Fussell
  • Release date: 2013/12/30
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780199971954
  • Rating: 9.57 of 10
  • Votes: 592
  • Review by: Josie George
  • Review rating: 7.1 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/7
  • Total pages: 432
  • Includes a PDF summary of 46 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: 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 themodern era, and revolutionized how we see the world. This brilliant work illuminates the trauma and tragedy of modern warfare in fresh, revelatory ways. Exploring the work of Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves, Edmund Blunden, David Jones, Isaac Rosenberg, and Wilfred Owen, Fussell supplies contexts, both actual and literary, for those writers who-with conspicuous imaginative and artistic meaning-most effectively memorialized World War I as an historical experience. Dispensing with literary theory and elevated rhetoric, Fussell grounds literarytexts in the mud and trenches of World War I and shows how these poems, diaries, novels, and letters reflected the massive changes-in every area, including language itself-brought about by the cataclysm of the Great War. For generations of readers, this work has represented and embodied a model ofaccessible scholarship, huge ambition, hard-minded research, and haunting detail.Restored and updated, this new edition includes an introduction by historian Jay Winter that takes into account the legacy and literary career of Paul Fussell, who died in May 2012.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 28H11M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural History, Anthologies (non-poetry), Literary Studies: From C 1900 -, Literary Studies: General, World War 1 Books, European History
  • Available formats: WORD, XPS, DOC, DjVu, RB, PDF, EPUB, TXT. Compressed in RZ, ZIP, CBR, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 20.32 USD
  • Dimensions: 144x210x20mm
  • Weight: 340g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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