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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Writers and the First World War

An interesting article on why writers define the first world war. “As well as its other horrific innovations, this was the first occasion when those in the firing line could record their experiences.”

After reading everything I did in grad school, I feel like EVERYTHING harkens back to the influence of writers coming out of WWI and WWII. One of my self-defined categories for books in my bookshelves is for books like these. 

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