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Myths of the Western Front

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ISBN-10: 3838380525

ISBN-13: 9783838380520

Edition: N/A

Authors: Graham Galer

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This thesis is an exploratory essay into ways in which a number of myths have emerged from the experience of those who fought on the Western Front in 1914-1918. Three principal myths are identified, and are termed Loss, Anger and Futility (LAF), Renewal through Sacrifice (RTS) and Reconciliation and Regeneration (RR). The tools used to analyse the expression of the myths through literature are mythic consciousness , and myth as derived from remembered communitas , or from the retrospective transfiguration of a sacrificial crisis . These tools are employed to analyse three groups of writings inspired by the experience of the Western Front. These groups are referred to in the thesis as the…    
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List price: $97.00
Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Company KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English