All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

By Erich Maria Remarque

[Translated through A. W. Wheen]

Paul Baumer enlisted along with his classmates within the German military of worldwide battle I. younger, enthusiastic, they turn into squaddies. yet regardless of what they've got realized, they holiday into items below the 1st bombardment within the trenches. And as terrible conflict plods on yr after yr, Paul holds quick to a unmarried vow: to struggle opposed to the foundations of hate that meaninglessly pits younger males of a similar iteration yet various uniforms opposed to each one other—if purely he can pop out of the battle alive.

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Id ) and commented that ‘Sebastopol in August’ showed accurate powers of observation, a deep penetration into the heart of things, a wealth of poetry and the rare ability to touch the readers’ hearts (see No. le ). Other critics suggested it was by far the best thing written on the last days of the siege especially because the soldiers were so well drawn, their conversations and their jokes were so full of the very stuff of life. (41) Druzhinin while admitting, for example, that Russell’s dispatches to the London ‘Times’ were obviously the work of a talented author claimed they could not be spoken of in the same breath as Tolstoy’s stories.

And the notorious scene of Kitty’s examination by the doctors is seen by Skabichevsky as further evidence of Tolstoy’s anti-Europeanism—it is clearly an attack on doctors and medicine, and they, of course, were introduced into Russia by the Germans. M. Antonovich attacked the novel for its actual lack of tendentiousness but more particularly for its quietist philosophy. (83) Views such as these were typical of those who, even if they admitted to Tolstoy’s powers as a writer, nevertheless accused him of being a poor thinker.

In their opinion Tolstoy was misrepresenting the facts and denigrating the unwavering patriotism of past generations. Norov (see No. 30), who had Introduction 23 served in the army towards the end of the campaign and had later been minister of education, said the novel was in fact painful to read and that the nobility, the Guards’ officers and the Russian generals just were not as Tolstoy had depicted them. Vyazemsky was no less pained. (71) Like Norov, he had participated in 1812 and in the 1820s and 1830s he had been a liberal but had grown increasingly conservative with the years.

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