All quiet on the western front: a novel mass market paperback - march 12, 1987 by erich maria remarque (author). Erich maria remarque captures all this in his masterpiece all quiet on the western front with a grace and poetry few novels of similar theme achieve summary: one. Welcome to the litcharts study guide on erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front created by the original team behind sparknotes, litcharts are the world's best literature guides a quick-reference summary: all quiet on the western front on a single page all quiet on the western. All about all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque two anti-war novels written in german suttner wrote before wwi about how war affects the. Summary all quiet on the western frontis a novel by erich maria remarque, a german veteran of world war ithe 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.
From its opening in the trenches with the german army in wwi to an end replete with utter hopelessness, erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front presents a devastating picture of a soldier at war. Summary of the plot all quiet on the western front is narrated by paul bäumer, a young man of nineteen who fights in the german army on the french front in world war i paul and several of his friends from school joined the army voluntarily after listening to the stirring patriotic speeches of their teacher, kantorek. Many of the preceding war novels to all quiet on the western front, misrepresented or overlooked the anguish of war, in favor of more resplendent ideals such as glory, honor, or nationalism the predominant issue of all quiet on the western front is the terrible atrocities of war. ©1958 erich maria remarque (p)1994 recorded books, llc ryan and read all quiet on the western front all quiet is written by a wwi combat veteran and tells.
Erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front plot summary learn more about all quiet on the western front with a detailed plot summary and plot diagram. For my project i decided to read all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque arguably the greatest war novel of all time, remarque takes the reader on a journey as we view life through the eyes of a young man, twenty years of age. 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 during world war i.
The nook book (ebook) of the all quiet on the western front sparknotes literature guide by sparknotes, erich maria remarque | at barnes & noble free favorite paperbacks: buy 2, get the 3rd free. All quiet on the western front is the first great non-silent anti-war movie and arguably the most powerful one to date based on the critically acclaimed homonymous novel by erich maria remarque, it portraits the transformations a young german soldier suffers during the world war i: the innocence before the war and the promise of everlasting glory, the shock with reality and the realization of. 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 during world war i. Buy a cheap copy of all quiet on the western front book free shipping over $10 book overview felt screen adaptation of the erich maria remarque anti-war. Share this rating title: all quiet on the western front (tv movie 1979) 71 /10 want to share imdb's rating on your own site use the html below.
Free study guides and book notes including comprehensive chapter analysis, complete summary analysis, author biography information, character profiles, theme analysis, metaphor analysis, and top ten quotes on classic literature. All quiet on the western front summary from litcharts | the creators of sparknotes all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque a group of german. For those encountering all quiet on the western front for the first time, a quartet of new introductory essays provide a framework for building a deeper understanding of the novel thomas schneider situates it within the culture and politics of weimar germany as well as early twentieth-century german war literature, and mark ward offers a. Full title all quiet on the western front (german: im westen nichts neues) author erich maria remarque type of work novel.
There are two film adaptations of all quiet on the western front erich maria remarque's novel (1928) conscripted to serve in the german army during world war i, the novel reflects many of his personal experiences remarque left germany after the novel's publication when the nazi's banned his. C onsidered one of the greatest war stories ever written, all quiet on the western front will spark class discussion on the harsh realities of war remarque's novel depicts world war i from the perspective of a german soldier. All quiet on the western front (1930) was based on the erich maria remarque novel of the same name directed by lewis milestone and starring louis wolheim, lew ayres, john wray, arnold lucy and. German author erich maria remarque, known for his novel ''all quiet on the western front'', was a famous author who wrote several novels, short stories, and screenplays.
Erich maria remarque (born erich paul remark 22 june 1898 - 25 september 1970) was a german novelist who created many works about the horrors of war his best known novel all quiet on the western front (1928), about german soldiers in the first world war, was made into an oscar-winning film. In cliffsnotes on all quiet on the western front, erich maria remarque takes you inside #212 in books literature & fiction of a former german soldier.