The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell

"The Great War and Modern Memory" is a critical analysis of the impact of World War I on the English society and culture. The author explores the war's influence on literature, language, and symbolism, arguing that the horrific experiences of the war drastically altered public perception and understanding of conflict, honor, and heroism. The book combines literary criticism, history, and social commentary to provide a comprehensive examination of the war's lasting effects on the collective memory of the English-speaking world.

The 1120th greatest book of all time


Published
1975
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
300-400
Words
105,000
Original Language
English

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