Literature at War, 1914-1940: Representing the Time of Greatness in Germany

Literature at War, 1914-1940: Representing the Time of Greatness in Germany

by Wolfgang G. Natter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300055587

ISBN-13: 9780300055580

Pub. Date: 06/28/1999

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this revealing examination of German texts written about the First World War, Wolfgang Natter offers a new understanding of the relationship between culture and warfare. He argues that the militarization of literature between 1914 and 1918- along with changes in literary institutions, aesthetics, and cultural politics-helps explain how a military ethos in Germany

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In this revealing examination of German texts written about the First World War, Wolfgang Natter offers a new understanding of the relationship between culture and warfare. He argues that the militarization of literature between 1914 and 1918- along with changes in literary institutions, aesthetics, and cultural politics-helps explain how a military ethos in Germany remained vibrant despite defeat and led the way to another world war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300055580
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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