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Suggestions for Further Reading

Barker, Christine R. and R. W. Last. Erich Maria Remarque. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1979.

Bloom, Harold, ed. All Quiet on the Western Front: Modern Critical Interpretations. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 2000.

Chickering, Roger. Imperial Germany and the Great War, 1914–1918. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2nd edition 2004.

Firda, Richard Arthur. All Quiet on the Western Front: Literary Analysis and Cultural Context. New York: Twayne, 1993.

Gilbert, Julie Goldsmith. Opposite Attraction: Erich Maria Remarque and Paulette Goddard. New York: Pantheon Books, 1995.

Murdoch, Brian. The Novels of Erich Maria Remarque: Sparks of Life. Elizabethtown, NY: Camden House, 2006.

Remarque, Erich Maria. The Road Back. Trans. A. W. Wheen. New York: Fawcett Books, 1998.

Schwarz, Wilhelm J. War and the Mind of Germany. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1975.

Tims, Hilton. Erich Maria Remarque: The Last Romantic. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2004.

Kemmerich's Corkscrew Nails

by OverlyDramatic, August 14, 2012

Early in the book, before Kemmerich's death, Paul pictures the man's nails and growing after his death, into long spirals and corkscrews. While this is a powerful visual, it is not true. A corpse's skin shrinks away from its nails and hair after death, giving the appearance of increased length. Sorry if I grossed you out, but that was on my test and I thought you should know just in case.


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If you are here from COACH RICE'S class *READ*

by UltimateJBFan98, March 31, 2013

Okay. Here is my advice to you. Read all through SparkNotes as you read through the book. I was soo confused til I looked on SparkNotes. But of course I looked over Spring Break right before the final test! It is a good book when you understand it TRUST ME! Yah -Sydney


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by TonmaiTree, October 01, 2013

This is really helpful, thanks!


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