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The Great War and Modern Memory: The Illustrated Edition
     

The Great War and Modern Memory: The Illustrated Edition

by Paul Fussell
 
The year 2000 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of The Great War and Modern Memory, winner of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and recently named by the Modern Library one of the twentieth century's 100 Best Non-Fiction Books. Fussell's landmark study of World War I remains as original and gripping today as ever

Overview

The year 2000 marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the publication of The Great War and Modern Memory, winner of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and recently named by the Modern Library one of the twentieth century's 100 Best Non-Fiction Books. Fussell's landmark study of World War I remains as original and gripping today as ever before: a literate, literary, and illuminating account of the Great War, the war that changed a generation, ushered in the modern era, and revolutionized how we see the world.

For this special edition the author has prepared a new Afterword, providing insights into the writing of this classic work.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
★ 11/01/2013
An erudite yet accessible landmark study. This illustrated version will draw more readers to a book that places the war and its effects in deep cultural context.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402764394
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
11/03/2009
Edition description:
Illustrated Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
173,075
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Fussell is a professor emeritus of English Literature at the University of Pennsylvania who served as an infantry officer during World War II. He is the acclaimed author of more than 20 books, including Class: a Guide Through the American Status System (Touchstone 1992) and The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantry in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945 (Modern Library 2005).

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