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

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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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10.1179/007871905x50297

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
German
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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Publisher:
W. S. Maney & Son Ltd.
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Oxford German Studies More from this journal
Volume:
34
Issue:
1
Pages:
103-120
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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English
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2010-09-21

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