TITLE

Oxford's Literary War: Oxford University's servicemen and the Great War

AUTHOR(S)
Cullen, Stephen M.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Historian (02651076);Summer2011, Issue 110, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses writings about World War I by British veterans with connections to Oxford University. It examines the notion of disillusionment and comments on authors' views on the meaning and value of the war. Books considered include "Disenchantment," by Charles Edward Montague, "The Grey Wave," by Arthur Hamilton Gibbs, and "The Lie About the War," by Douglas Jerrold. The author also considers reactions to the book "All Quiet on the Western Front," by Erich Maria Remarque.
ACCESSION #
63492961

 

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