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Publisher Comments:

"Head bowed, rifle on his back, a soldier is silhouetted against the going down of the sun, looking at the grave of a dead comrade, remembering him..." A poetic and impressionistic tribute to those who perished in World War I--and those who lived, haunted by their memories. "Brilliant--the Great War book of our time."--Observer.

Synopsis:

"Head bowed, rifle on his back, a soldier is silhouetted against the going down of the sun, looking at the grave of a dead comrade, remembering him..." A poetic and impressionistic tribute to those who perished in World War I--and those who lived, haunted by their memories. "Brilliant--the Great War book of our time."--"Observer.

Synopsis:

Relying more on personal impressions than systematic analysis, the author weaves a network of myth and memory that illuminates our own relation to the past. This work is a memorial to those that lost their lives in the Great War.

Synopsis:

A very personal approach that weaves myth and memory to illuminate both the events, and our relationship to them. "Articulates a response which everybody feels but nobody has analysed so scrupulously" "Spectator".

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-151) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781842124505
Author:
Dyer, Geoff
Publisher:
Phoenix
Author:
DYER, GEOFF
Location:
London
Subject:
History, military
Subject:
Military - World War I
Subject:
World War, 1914-1918
Subject:
Monuments
Subject:
War memorials
Subject:
STUDY NOTES - SparkNotes
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Phoenix Press
Series Volume:
vol. LI, pt. 1
Publication Date:
20030501
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
23 b/w illus.,
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in

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The Missing of the Somme
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Product details 176 pages Phoenix Press - English 9781842124505 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Head bowed, rifle on his back, a soldier is silhouetted against the going down of the sun, looking at the grave of a dead comrade, remembering him..." A poetic and impressionistic tribute to those who perished in World War I--and those who lived, haunted by their memories. "Brilliant--the Great War book of our time."--"Observer.
"Synopsis" by , Relying more on personal impressions than systematic analysis, the author weaves a network of myth and memory that illuminates our own relation to the past. This work is a memorial to those that lost their lives in the Great War.
"Synopsis" by , A very personal approach that weaves myth and memory to illuminate both the events, and our relationship to them. "Articulates a response which everybody feels but nobody has analysed so scrupulously" "Spectator".
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-151) and index.
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