Synopses & Reviews
- Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism
- Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index
- An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.
This 1929 novel served as Remarques 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 mans powerful antiwar sentiments. This new title in the Blooms Modern Critical Interpretations series features a fresh selection of full-length critical essays, in addition to a bibliography, a chronology of the authors life, and an introduction by esteemed scholar Harold Bloom.