Proof Through the Night

Proof Through the Night

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Watkins's narrative argues that 20th-century Modernism was not launched full force with the advent of the Great War but rather was challenged by a new set of alternatives to the prewar avant-garde.describes a gas attack in grisly detail, concludes with Horacea#39;s lines, known to every English schoolboy, that proposes that it is ... for some desperate glory, The old lie: Dulce et decorum est Pro patria mori.10 Wartime posters warned of the devastating effects of chlorine gas, ... The irony is enhanced by barely visible soldiers playing soccer in the distance.12 Owena#39;s poem was later echoed in even moreanbsp;...

Title:Proof Through the Night
Author:Glenn Watkins
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2002


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