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'Grobkörnige mnemosyne': picturing the First World War in the poetry of Thomas Kling

Abstract:

The First World War is a recurrent theme in the work of the contemporary poet Thomas Kling, whose texts engage with this harrowing period of European history through a wide range of personal and official, verbal and visual testimonies. Kling is particularly interested in the role of the Great War as the first modern 'media war' whose depiction in the photography and film has shaped its perception by historical witnesses and present-day viewers alike. However, Kling's primary interest is not i...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1179/007871905x50297

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Wadham College
Department:
Humanities Division - Medieval and Modern Languages Faculty - German
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Author
Publisher:
W. S. Maney & Son Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Oxford German Studies Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
1
Pages:
103-120
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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ora:4196

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