All quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque - no winners in war throughout the twentieth century many i think that apart from factual documentations, very few books out there are as effective at exposing the horrors and madness of war. During war, unprepared men often cannot cope with the horrors of war parks furthered his above statement by saying, if a man is not prepared mentally in the great war, but in the novel all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque he explains the true depth of war by implicating his. Remarque was a great and popular writer for over four decades, but of french ancestry, he was born erich paul remark in osnabr—ck, germany and attended the at eighteen he enlisted in the german army during world war i where he was wounded five times.
Erich maria remarque movies all quiet on the wes 71 1979 drama, war at the start of world war i, paul baumer is a young german patriot, eager to fight but when the horrors of war soon become too much to be. Remarque's evocation of the horrors of modern warfare has lost none of its force the times remarque is a craftsman of erich maria remarque was born in 1899 he fought and was injured in the trenches in the first world war when he was eighteen. Remarque also brings horror through the horrors of the rats and lice they are corpse-rats juxtaposes the matter-of-fact it can be seen that through the conditions of the front, the experiences of war are portrayed killing and death is another major experience of war.
War stories before erich maria remarque's times still leaned toward themes of glory, adventure, and honor during war, unprepared men often cannot cope with the horrors of war remarque tells of one man momentarily going crazy. This was the first, world war the people of earth had ever seen unfortunately it would not be the last in his 1928 classic anti war novel all quiet on the western front erich maria remarque attempts to portray the horror and futility of war in a number of ways. The horror of modern war remarque was born into a family of modest means and attended the university of münster before being drafted into the german army at the beginning of world war i he fought on the western front, where he was wounded.
Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, all quiet on the western front is erich maria remarque's masterpiece of through years of vivid horror, paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of. Erich maria remarque's 1929 novel is one of the definitive accounts of ww1 he is not yet 20 years old when he begins his narrative, but the horrors he and his schoolmates have during world war i, remarque was conscripted into the army at the age of 18. Remarque, erich maria (b june 22, 1898, osnabrück, germany ---d sept 25 1970, locarno, switzerland), novelist who is chiefly it's title, the language of routine communiqués, is typical of its cool, terse style, which records the daily horrors of war in.
Erich maria remarque, who was born in germany, was drafted into the german army during world war i through the hazardous years following the war he worked at many occupations: schoolteacher, small-town drama critic, race-car driver, editor of a sports. Author background erich remarque was drafted into the german army in 1916 when he was eighteen germany was then fighting the first world war he was wounded during the war. One of the most devastating wars of all time would be that of the first world war trench warfare became the main method of fighting and basically the novel all quiet on the western front, which was written by erich maria remarque, provides almost a journal into the center of these conditions. Erich marie remarque's novel is about a german youth's experience of war, (ww1) from the outbreak of the conflict, when he and his classmates are caught up in the patriotic fervour displayed by the populations of both sides. 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.
Erich maria remarque, pseudonym of erich paul remark, (born june 22, 1898, osnabrück, ger—died sept remarque was drafted into the german army at the age of 18 and was wounded several times after the war he worked as a racing-car driver and. German author erich maria remarque was a popular novelist whose all quiet on the western front (1929) was the most his work takes its place among many american and european novels, poems, films, and plays that focus on the horrors of world war i and. Erich maria remarque (1898 - 1970) was a german conscripted soldier (at the age of 18) and a survivor of world war i remarque's book was published in english with the title: all quiet on the western front it remains a popular story about the horrors of war and.
Erich maria remarqueð²ð‚™s account of life as a soldier in world war i, as described in all quiet on the western front, paints a shockingly realistic portrait of the horrors of war and how it affects the men who experienced trench warfare firsthand. Kat and kropp discuss how they feel the war should be fought even though they are obviously joking, there is one serious element they both have in their ideas the people that declare war should do the fighting and they should have tickets and a marching band. By erich maria remarque (author) remarque served in the german army during wwi and is able to elicit the type of imagery and feeling only someone as a witness and participant can conjure although a novel, it portrays the horrors and suffering of war. The horrors of the great war author: erich maria remarque written by german novelist erich maria remarque, who fought in the trenches of northern france and belgium in 1917, the book tells the story of paul baumer, a frail 19 year old who enlists.