All quiet on the western front is a novel set during world war i written by erich maria remarque, the novel is a unique look at the reality of war, specifically trench warfare the novel's protagonist is a german solider, which gives those on the opposing side a distinctive look into their enemy's point of view. If you haven't read all quiet on the western front, it certainly should merit your attention like me, if you've read it as a teen, it is worth revisiting as its impact with greater context and a life lived will make you appreciate this novel even more. All quiet is one of the greatest war novels of all time, an eloquent expression of the futility, hopelessness and irreparable losses of war ©1958 erich maria remarque (p)1994 recorded books, llc more from the same.
Novelist erich maria remarque wrote all quiet on the western front, which is perhaps the best-known and most representative novel dealing with world war i. Erich maria remarque, pseudonym of erich paul remark, (born june 22, 1898, osnabrück, ger—died sept 25, 1970, locarno, switz), novelist who is chiefly remembered as the author of im westen nichts neues (1929 all quiet on the western front), which became perhaps the best-known and most representative novel dealing with world war i. All quiet on the western front by erich remarque all quiet on the western front, written by erich remarque is a novel dealing with one young mans transformation from an average person into a hardened man that eventually turns away from the society that he once was a part of. About erich maria remarque erich maria remarque was born in germany in 1898 and drafted into the german army during world war i his first novel, all quiet on the western front, was published in 1928 and was an instant best seller.
All quiet on the western front is a novel by erich maria remarque that was first published in 1929. All quiet on the western front translated from german by aw wheen im westen nichts neues first published in german january 1929 first published in england march 1929 reprinted april, may, june, july 320 pagesone of the greatest antiwar books ever published a world war 1 novel 319 pages. About all quiet on the western front 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. In all quiet on the western front, remarque uses simple, direct language to create paul's voice in addition to the style of language, remarque also uses much imagery to paint the picture of war.
Now, 85 years after all quiet on the western front was published, erich maria remarque's last novel - his final, damning word on the effects of war - is to be published in english for the. By erich maria remarque - all quiet on the western front (2101987) erich maria remarque 47 out of 5 stars 1,501 mass market paperback $733. The whole perception of war can be changed by a single book: all quiet on the western front is such a book a novel which shines a light on the horrors of war the author, erich maria remarque, drew on his own experience as an infantryman during the first world war as his inspiration for the novel.
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. The name erich maria remarque when 'all quiet on the western front' was published the middle name of maria was used in memory of his mother, and he changed the spelling of his surname in order to. 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. Erich maria remarque is one of the best known and most widely read authors of german literature in the twentieth century remarque's biography is essentially marked and his writing fundamentally influenced by german history of the twentieth century: childhood and youth in imperial osnabrück, worl.
Erich maria remarque more than any other conflict, the great war inspired all quiet on the western front was among the works consigned to be publicly burnt in. - all quiet on the western front erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front is one of the greatest war novels of all time it is a story, not of germans, but of men, who even though they may have escaped shells, were destroyed by the war.
Erich maria remarque, writer: a time to love and a time to die german novelist remarque was born in osnabruck in 1898 his first novel, the anti-war all quiet on the western front (1930), was written in response to his experiences as a soldier in wwi, and published in 1929. All quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque a copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. Erich maria remarque was born in germany in 1898 and drafted into the german army during world war i his novel all quiet on the western front was published in 1928 and was an instant best seller. All quiet on the western front a variety of reading strategies and activities, including an anticipation guide, directed journal writing, and a text-to-text comparison with in flanders fields all quiet on the western front vocabulary, focus questions, classroom activities, related links, tied to standards.