Novels Erich Maria Remarque: All Quiet on the Western Front, Three Comrades, the Road Back, Heaven Has No Favorites, the Black Obelisk by Books LLC

ISBN: 9781156856284

Published: May 25th 2010

Paperback

32 pages


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Novels  by  Erich Maria Remarque: All Quiet on the Western Front, Three Comrades, the Road Back, Heaven Has No Favorites, the Black Obelisk by Books LLC

Novels by Erich Maria Remarque: All Quiet on the Western Front, Three Comrades, the Road Back, Heaven Has No Favorites, the Black Obelisk by Books LLC
May 25th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 32 pages | ISBN: 9781156856284 | 3.45 Mb

This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: All Quiet on the Western Front, Three Comrades, the Road Back, HeavenMoreThis is nonfiction commentary.

Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: All Quiet on the Western Front, Three Comrades, the Road Back, Heaven Has No Favorites, the Black Obelisk, Arch of Triumph, the Night in Lisbon, the Dream Room. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: All Quiet on the Western Front (German: ) is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War I.

The book describes the German soldiers extreme physical and mental stress during the war, and the detachment from civilian life felt by many of these soldiers upon returning home from the front. The novel was first published in November and December 1928 in the German newspaper Vossische Zeitung and in book form in late January 1929.

The book and its sequel, The Road Back, were among the books banned and burned in Nazi Germany. It sold 2.5 million copies in twenty-five languages in its first eighteen months in print. In 1930, the book was adapted as an Oscar-winning film of the same name, directed by Lewis Milestone. The 1930 English translation by Arthur Wesley Wheen gives the title as All Quiet on the Western Front. The literal translation of Im Westen nichts Neues is Nothing New in the West, with West being the war front- the phrase refers to the contents of routine dispatches sent by the German Army.

Brian Murdochs 1993 translation would render the phrase as there was nothing new to report on the western front within the narrative. Explaining his retention of the original book-title, he says: Although it does not match the German exactly, Wheens title has justly become part of the English language and is retained here with gratitude. The phrase all quiet on the western front later became popular slang for lack of action (in reference to the Phoney War in World War IIs Western Front). The book tells the...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=215



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