This 1929 novel served as Remarqueas attempt to confront and ultimately rid himself of the graphic and haunting memories of his time serving in World War I. A novel with autobiographical overtones, All Quiet on the Western Front traces the evolution of one manas powerful antiwar sentiments. This title in the Bloomas Modern Critical Interpretations series features a fresh selection of full-length critical essays, in addition to a bibliography, a chronology of the authoras life, and an introduction by esteemed scholar Harold Bloom.22) And in the trenches they are coming to discover that even life itself does not belong to them. ... for he is alive, he has life within him, and he is filled with the most powerful desire to cling on to that elusive force whatever the cost: Streams of energy flow ... describes Kat and himself as atwo tiny sparks of lifea in the darkness.
|Title||:||Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009|