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Variations on catastrophe : some French responses to the Great War / John Cruickshank.

New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
ISBN 9780192125996, 0192125990

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Subjects Eerste Wereldoorlog.
French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Guerre mondiale, 1914-1918 -- Littérature et guerre.
Littérature française -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
World War, 1914-1918 -- France -- Literature and the war.
Description vii, 219 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date 1982.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 210-213) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents part 1. The prospect of catastrophe: Heroic enthusiasm: Psichari and Agathon -- part 2. The experience of catastrophe: Saying the unsayable: problems of expression -- Critical approaches to great war fiction -- Maintaining decorum: Benjamin, Bertrand, and Franconi -- Expressing protest (1): Barbusse and Duhamel -- Expressing protest (II): Dorgelès and Werth -- part 3. The response to catastrophe: The emotional response: Duhamel and Faure -- The intellectual response (I): Alain and rational pacifism -- The intellectual response (II): Valéry and analytical detachment -- Malraux and the reinvention of man.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8114389
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WorldCat Identities Cruickshank, John.
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