Book Discussion on The Great War and Modern Memory

Professor Fussell talked about his book, The Great War and Modern Memory, published by Oxford University Press. He described this… read more

Professor Fussell talked about his book, The Great War and Modern Memory, published by Oxford University Press. He described this history of World War I and his experience writing it. He also talked about his book, Doing Battle: The Making of a Skeptic, an autobiography of his experience in WWII and as a scholar. Professor Fussell also analyzed the work of popular authors Martin Gilbert, John Keegan, and Tim O’Brien. The author answered audience questions following his talk. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Paul Fussell Professor Emeritus University of Pennsylvania->English Department
  • Robert Housch General Manager Greystone's American History Store

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Book Discussion on The Great War and Modern Memory

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States
First Aired:
Sep 29, 2001
Last Aired:
Oct 2, 2005

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  • Sep 29, 2001 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 30, 2001 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 14, 2002 | 1:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 30, 2005 | 5:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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