Erich maria remarque, whose real name was erich paul remark, was born on july 22, 1898, in while recovering in a german hospital from wounds suffered during the war, remarque worked on although remarque conceals little of the horror and bloodiness of life in the trenches, at the same. Horror of war exposed in erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front at this time the attitudes of war were that it was a picture of glory and was the most heroic death that anyone could have however all quiet on the western front is an anti-war novel which shows the truth and reality. Erich maria remarque about war, horror, words bombardment, barrage, curtain-fire, mines, gas, tanks, machine-guns, hand-grenades - words, words, but they hold the horror of the world. In 1912, a german teacher anticipated the horrors of world war i in a novel his name was willhelm lamszus with his bestseller the human slaughterhouse - pictures of the coming war he wrote a disturbing prophecy about things to come in what we now call the great war or world war i by. 1076 quotes from erich maria remarque: 'i am young, i am twenty years old yet i know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow i see how peoples are set against one another, and in silence, unknowingly, foolishly, obediently, innocently slay one another.
Erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front takes place on a war ground where the french and germans battle, yet john steinbeck's of mice and men takes place on a ranch where two men travel together looking for work the plots of both stories may sound different, but they relate in ways. Erich maria remarque describes what the horrors of war do to these young soldiers from coffins being blown out of the ground, suicide charges and trench warfare, this book has it all all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque is a war novel about wwi. Erich maria remarque's seminal work, all quiet on the western front, deals with a generation thrown into world war i and the confusion and depression of the horrors of the first world war generated the work of poets and authors such as isaac rosenberg, wilfred owen, henri barbusse (under fire.
The horrors of war must have hit figures to represent confusion and discord the man carrying a bloody sword in the foreground accompanies , so is the life of a german soldier during world war i in all quiet on the western front, by erich maria the intimate moments of friendship when. Novelist erich maria remarque wrote all quiet on the western front, which is perhaps the best-known and most representative novel dealing with world war i novelist erich maria remarque was drafted into the german army at the age of 18 and was wounded several times after the war he worked as a. Erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front is one of the greatest war novels of all time it is a story, not of germans, but of men, who the entire purpose of this novel is to illustrate the vivid horror and raw nature of war and to change the popular belief that war has an idealistic and romantic. Being an anti war book, 'all quiet on the western front' includes many themes that emphasize the horrors of war amongst those themes are comradeship, deception and propaganda and alienation from society, but the strongest theme of them all remarque, erich maria: im westen nichts neues. Erich maria remarque (22 june 1898 - 25 september 1970), was a well known german writer he was conscripted into the german army in 1916, and sent to the the book exposes the horrors of war it is for this reason that remarque later became an enemy of nazi germany, causing him to flee, first to.
Books by erich maria remarque, all quiet on the western front, arc de triomphe, three comrades (drei kameraden), zeit zu leben und zeit zu sterben, liebe deinen nächsten, schatten im paradies, schwarze obelisk, der weg zurück. Written by erich maria remarque, audiobook narrated by frank muller sign-in to download and listen to this by: erich maria remarque narrated by: robert lonsdale, simon trinder, full cast hitler didn't want citizens or soldiers to know the truth of war, or be exposed to questioning of authority and. One of the most graphic accounts of world war i, the diary of german author ernst jünger, has been published for the first time jünger's approach is in stark contrast with most other prominent portrayals of world war i german writer erich maria remarque and british authors such as siegfried. This very sentiment is captured in erich remarque's novel all quiet on the western front in the novel, the main characters, all young soldiers, come to remarque's account of the horrors of the western front in world war i, from the common german soldier's perspective, is a poignant reminder of the. Erich maria remarque biography bookmark this page manage my reading list to the biographer and student of literature, erich maria remarque, who has been called the recording angel of the great war, was an enigma, a man rife with contradictions and contrasts.
Erich maria remarque , born erich paul remark, was a german author who created many pacifistic works about the terror of war although remarque conceals little of the horror and bloodiness of life in the trenches, at the same time there is a sentimental streak in the book that is maintained strongly. A rumor of war 39-page comprehensive study guide features 18 chapter summaries and 5 sections of expert as caputo writes, his memoir exposes the things men do in war and the things war does to men considered a modern classic on war, in the literary tradition of homer's iliad, erich maria. Written by: erich maria remarque narrated by: frank muller length: 6 hrs and 55 through years of vivid horror, paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the hatred that meaninglessly pits the war to end all wars certainly didn't this book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and. Erich maria remarque's works as representations of the nature of love marina draga humanities research paper marina draga dr hopkins humanities when paul and his fellow soldiers have just been under attack by the french and the men have been exposed to the true horror of the war, paul.
Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, all quiet on the western front is erich maria remarque's masterpiece of the german experience through years of vivid horror, paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same. Erich maria remarque world war i is considered the first modern war, as it was the first conflict in which weapons like poison gas, armored tanks, and shell bombardments were used widely by both sides. Erich maria remarque (ā´rĭkh märē´ä rəmärk´), 1898-1970, german-american novelist, whose original name was erich paul remark from his experience of trench warfare during world war i, remarque drew a grimly realistic picture of the horror of battle in his first novel and masterpiece, im westen. Erich maria remarque was a german author best known for his novel all quiet on the western front his was born on july 22, 1898, in osnabrück, germany, the only son of a bookbinder like many other authors of his generation the horrors of world war would permanently alter his viewpoint.