All about all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Erich maria remarque: erich maria remarque, novelist who is chiefly remembered as the author of im westen nichts neues (1929 all quiet on the western front), which became perhaps the best-known and most representative novel dealing with world war i remarque was drafted into the german army at the age of 18 and was. Erich maria remarque was born on 22 june 1898 into a working class family in the german city of osnabrück to peter franz remark (b 14 june 1867, kaiserswerth) and anna maria (née stallknecht born 21 november 1871, katernberg.
Introduction 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. The rapid popular success of erich maria remarque’s novel after it appeared in january, 1929, attracted special attention from the political parties vying for ascendancy in germany’s weimar republic. All quiet on the western front: a novel [kindle edition] by erich maria remarque, arthur wesley wheen download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading all quiet on the western front: a novel.
When erich maria remarque was mustered out of the great war in 1918 on a medical discharge, he returned home to a life devoid of hope and changed forever his earlier dreams had included becoming a concert pianist, but, because of war wounds, that ambition was no longer a possibility during the. Three comrades a novel by erich maria remarque translated from the german by a w wheen (read 12 nov 2016) i read the author's all quiet on the western front on on 4 nov 1957 with much appreciation. All quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque, maurice del bourgo, kenneth w fitch paul baumer enlisted with his classmates in the german army of world war i youthful, enthusiastic, they become soldiers but despite what they have learned, they break into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches and as horrible. Erich maria remarque’s all quiet on the western front, a novel set in world war i, centers around the changes wrought by the war on one young german.
Erich maria remarque’s classic novel all quiet on the western front is based on world war i it portrays themes involving suffering, comradeship, chance and. All quiet on the western front is surely the most prominent anti-war book and book about world war 1 of all time the german author erich maria remarque fought on the western front until he got wounded. Erich maria remarque, who was born in germany, was drafted into the german army during world war i through the hazardous years following the war he worked at many occupations: schoolteacher, small-town drama critic, race-car driver, editor of a sports magazine his first novel. Paul bäumer as the novel’s narrator and protagonist, paul is the central figure in all quiet on the western front and serves as the mouthpiece for remarque’s meditations about warthroughout the novel, paul’s inner personality is contrasted with the way the war forces him to act and feel. If searched for the book by erich maria remarque all quiet on the western front: the greatest war novel of all time in pdf format, then you have come on to the loyal site.
Erich maria remarque was born in osnabrück, germany, in 1898 into a lower-middle-class family in 1916, he was drafted into the german army to fight in world war i, in which he was badly wounded. Erich maria remarque (22 june 1898 – 25 september 1970), born erich paul remark, was a german author, best known for his novel all quiet on the western front. Author, world war i german army soldier born erich paul remark, in osnabrück, germany, he was an author of many works, best known for his first novel, all quiet on the western front.
At the very beginning of the book erich maria remarque says this book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it. The book jacket of the unexpurgated american edition of erich maria remarque’s “all quiet on the western front” (1930) the first american edition of remarque’s novel was expurgated by publisher little, brown at the request of the book-of-the-month club, which thought that the original text—which included a lengthy section dedicated to a. The item all quiet on the western front : a novel, erich maria remarque translated from the german by a w wheen represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in attica public library.
All quiet on the western front is a literary classic, and this roundup of the book's 21 best quotes reveal why published in 1929, author erich maria remarque used the novel as a means to deal with world war i several parts of the book are autobiographical. Im westen nichts neues (1929 all quiet on the western front) by erich maria remarque, who served in the german army during world war i it was the first sound film (talkie) directed by lewis milestone however, a version with intertitles was also made, to be shown in theatres that. Synopsis 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 racing-car driver and as a sportswriter while working on all quiet on the western frontthe book was an immediate international success. In the novel of all quiet on the western front, camaraderie proves itself to be the most prevailing connection between people the narrator of this story is a young german teenager that was manipulated into enlisting in the army in world war i the new soldier begins his story with his friends by his side, and as the war progresses, he loses.