“all quiet on the western front” is a novel by the german author erich maria remarque originally published in the german newspaper vossische zeitung in november and december of 1928, the story was collected into a novel and published in january 1929. Erich maria remarque's famed 1928 novel all quiet on the western front was deemed degenerate, or anti-german, and banned in germany with the rise of the nazi party. Use our free chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis of all quiet on the western front it helps middle and high school students understand erich maria remarque's literary masterpiece all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque home / literature / all quiet on the western front / seriously anti-war punch of all quiet on the. All quiet on the western front erich maria remarque buy it was through deliberate acts of self-analysis that i found my way back to my war experiences western critics were largely positive about his novel their words predating world war ii — a time when military leaders were optimistically predicting the end to international.
Erich maria remarque's 'all quiet on the western front' is one of the most famous anti-war novels of all time even today, the book holds a special place in literature as a great criticism of. 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 i have a deep interest in the first world war in particular and i've never read anything (not even a poem) that deals with war in such a way as this. All quiet on the western front, 1929), one of the best-known anti-war novels, which depicted the horrors of war from the point of view of the ordinary soldiers sponsored links in his works remarque focused largely on the collapse of the old european world and values from 1914 through the cold war.
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. 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 iseveral parts of the book are autobiographical. One of the remarkable aspects of the book’s success in england and america is that, unlike most other works dealing with world war i, all quiet on the western front deals with the experiences of german soldiers—detested enemies of the english and americans during world war i and world war ii that american and english reception of the book.
All quiet on the western front, a novel by erich maria remarque, is a stunning deliberate first-person narrative about the life of german soldiers at times of the world war i instead of depicting glorious battles and valiance, remarque concentrates on the day-to-day routine, which includes rest, meals, search for a place to sleep, relations. 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. All quiet on the western front we will be reading erich maria remarque's novel all quiet on the western front about a group of german soldiers during world war one while the novel is beautifully, if not disturbingly well written at times, it is a no-holds account of the horrors and reality of 'the great war' and as a result can be a bit. 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.
Erich maria remarque's novel, all quiet on the western front, follows the life of paul baumer, a german soldier fighting on the western front in world war i throughout the story, paul discovers that war is not all that people have made it out to be. A summary of chapter one in erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of all quiet on the western front and what it means perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. “he fell in october 1918, on a day that was so quiet and still on the whole front, that the army report confined itself to the single sentence: all quiet on the western front he had fallen forward and lay on the earth as though sleeping. The nature of warfare as depicted in erich maria remarque’s all quiet on the western front was a brutish and inhumane experience for soldiers on all sides of the front this novel, told from the point of view of paul baumer, a german soldier on the western front during wwi explores the grim.
An interesting novel,describing how a group of german soldiers fared on returning from service after the first world war a sort of a sequel to all quiet on the western frontwell written but not as good as it's predecessor. The war novel, all quiet on the western front, is written by erich maria remarque and is based on a real soldier’s experience during world war i the main character, paul, is a twenty-year-old german soldier who is greatly affected by the war. In all quiet on the western front, remarque introduces the reader to a variety of soldiers, many of whom were based on real-life soldiers remarque met on the front, to showcase the real horrors of war, stripped of romantic patriotism.