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Remembering and Representing the Experience of War in Twentieth-Century France

Committing to Memory (Studies in French Civilization, V. 20)

by Debra Kelly

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • War & defence operations,
  • 20th century,
  • History: World,
  • France,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • War and civilization,
  • Memory,
  • Europe - France,
  • Civilization,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Social aspects,
  • World War, 1939-1945

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8078284M
    ISBN 100773474587
    ISBN 109780773474581

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This inter-disciplinary book draws together contributions by specialists in history, oral history and literature and focuses on the representation of the experience of war in 20th century France. It is concerned with aspects of cultural history and cultural memory as manifested in a variety of forms: public ceremonies, oral history and literary production.

Book; Remembering and representing the experience of war in twentieth-century France. Kelly, D. (ed.) Remembering and representing the experience of war in twentieth-century by: 1.

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The book concludes with reflections on the significance of these practices for the cultural history of the twentieth century as a whole.5/5(1). Book chapter; Committing to memory.

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Ian Andrew Isherwood is Assistant Director of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College, PA. An expert in modern history with a focus on war and memory studies, his articles and book reviews have appeared in First World War Studies, War, Literature and the Arts, The Journal of Author: Ian Andrew Isherwood.

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This unique and absorbing book looks at the ways in which images and memories of war have emerged and endured in the twentieth century. Through a number of studies by the leading experts in the field, ranging from the construction of memorials through to film and personal testimonies, the complex identities of war memories and their social, cultural and political significances are thoroughly.

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War in the twentieth century is a vivid and traumatic phenomenon w Hence there is still much room for reflection and clarification in this branch of cultural history. How war has been remembered collectively is the central question in this volume/5. central question in this volume. War in the twentieth century is a vivid and traumatic phenomenon which left behind it survivors who engage time and time again in acts of remembrance.

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Committing to Memory, ed. Debra Author: Annette Becker. The First World War lasted over four years, from August through November The Allied powers of Great Britain and its dominions and colonies, France and its colonies, Russia, Japan, Italy, the United States, and numerous smaller powers fought against the Central powers of Germany and its colonies, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, and Bulgaria.Literature in World War I is generally thought to include poems, novels and drama; diaries, letters, and memoirs are often included in this category as well.

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