All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War I. The book describes the German soldiers’ extreme physical. Get this from a library! Pe frontul de vest, nimic nou. [Erich Maria REMARQUE; Eman CERBU]. Erich Maria Remarque (by), Maxwell Anderson (adaptation) | 3 more credits» .. in America) adapted from a novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque.

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War should not be. Remarque publishes All Quiet on the Western Front”. Then they move forward and meet them face to face The novel is a heartrending account of trench warfare during the First World War told in first-person from the perspective of the narrator, a nineteen-year old German soldier who has just been drafted into the army along with several of his schoolmates. That grist was so much of my life before university. And if “we” are listening, then we’re not caring. But I held onto that copy over the years through multiple changes of residence and numerous paperback dumps to remarqe book stores and library donations.

Gerhard Venter Remarqhe think this is where the phrase “lost generation” originated.

He tells you what it’s like to stare longingly at the picture of a squeaky clean pretty girl when you’re absolutely filthy yourself and crawling with lice. What they experience turn their world upside down.

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He is also fond of horses and is angered when he sees them used in combat. All Quiet on the Western Front is the story of one young man fresh out of school who is sent to the front line with his classmates and must survive the horrors of war.

He is very se with women; when he and his comrades meet three French women, he is the first to seduce one of them. The essential nature of the reality behind the memory has dissipated, then vanished entirely.


The story moves forward at lightning pace; and yet there is nuance and depth, too, in this short novel. Explaining his retention numic the original book-title, he says:.

The compassion and understanding they are able to feel for Russian prisoners. About Erich Maria Remarque. This is highlighted in the scene where Paul mortally wounds a French soldier and then weeps bitterly as he fights to save his life while trapped in a shell crater with the body.

From the frontl point of today, All Quiet on the Western Front may appear as an antiwar book, focusing as it does on the evils of war.

With the Erich Maria Remarque is one of the best known and most widely read authors of German literature in the twentieth century. I believe we are lost. It was the battleground of justice — the Dharmakshetra Kurukshetra of the Mahabharata war — where the good guys defeated the evil guys.

That’s not much when one comes to think of it. What I liked about this book in particu This book is so significant in attempting to understand the profound effect that war has on an individual. I have just finished listening to Andersonville about the Civil War prison camp. This is a classic anti-war novel, originally written in German by a Eerich veteran. Remzrque, hospitals, the common grave — there are no other possibilities.

In the ten years after the noy Remarque no doubt thought repeatedly and deeply about what we find in the story.

We suffer with them when they are hungry, and we rejoice when they are fed. No, I think that this book easily qualifies as anti-war. It is impossible to express oneself in any other way so clearly and pithily. All Quiet on the Western Front sold 2.

Not much, it turns out. He is the first of Paul’s friends to die. All Quiet on the Western Front is a very powerful work.

During this time, the men are able to adequately feed themselves, unlike the near-starvation conditions in the German trenches. He tries to shoot them to put them out of their misery, but is stopped by Kat to keep their errich position hidden. The war swept us away.


Nimic nou pe frontul de vest by Erich Maria Remarque (4 star ratings)

We follow him as he goes home on leave to visit his sick mother, and we understand why frontuul can’t answer his family’s questions about the front. But as I reader, I know because I happened to have just read both of their stories. English French German Latin. View all 5 comments.

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It is this daily horror, and the daily heroism required to live through it, that Remarque captures. The carnage—bodies stabbed, shot, blown to bits, and wounded in every other imaginable way—was ever-present and horrific.

However, Robert in The Wars fought and rebelled, in his own way, against the stupidity of war. He is thus the last of Paul’s close friends to die in battle. Only a madman or Dick Cheney could send troops into combat after reading this. The death of his friends, the death of his enemies, the death of a previous way of life.

Brian Murdoch’s translation would render the phrase as “there was nothing new to report on the Western Front” within the narrative. Apr 06, J. It is still in the room, I feel it at once, the walls have preserved it … I want to feel the same powerful, nameless urge that I used to feel when I turned to my books … The backs of the books stand in rows … I remember arranging them in order.

Thus the endless trench warfare and the pointless offensives, as both sides could beat each other back but neither could win a decisive victory. Erich Maria Remarque Pe frontul de vest nimic nou Editura: