Excerpt From Civilisation 1914 1918This Impression Is The Creation Of The Particular Style Of M Duhamel It Is Not By The Vigorous Simplicity Of A Guy De Maupassant That He Achieves His Effects, Nor By The Exact Observation Which One Might Expect Of Him As A Doctor Of Medicine His Strength Lies In The Violent Imagery With Which He Intensifies His Descriptions, Giving The Impression Of Life And Feeling To Inanimate Objects He Thus Often Produces The Effect Of A Monstrous Dream Or Nightmare.Emile Zola Was A Past Master Of This Method But, In His Case, Too Often, The Subject Did Not Lend Itself To Such Treatment M Duhamel Does Not Lay Himself Open To This Objection No Style Could Be Appropriate Than His For Expressing The Cold Precision Of The Machinery By Means Of Which This So Effectively Organised War Has Ruined Our World.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.
Georges Duhamel was a French author Duhamel trained as a doctor, and during World War I was attached to the French Army In 1920, he published Confession de minuit ISBN 2 7152 1793 5 , the first of a series featuring the anti hero Salavin In 1935, he was elected as a member of the Acad mie fran aise.
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