No man's land: fiction from a world at war : 1914-1918
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Table of Contents
From the Book - First Pegasus books hardcover edition.
Introduction / Pete Ayrton --
'The vision', from Under fire / Henri Barbusse ; translated by Robin Buss --
'Marseille', from Across the black waters / Mulk Raj Anand --
'Rajputs', from War diary 1914-1918 / Ernst Jünger ; translated by Martin Chalmers --
'The nightmare', from Kangaroo / D.H. Lawrence --
'Done all that was expected of it' and 'That necessary faculty for trench warfare', from Memoirs of an infantry officer / Siegfried Sassoon --
'Destiny was not willing' and 'I thank you, sister', from Testament of youth / Vera Brittain.
'Liquid fire' and 'The beauty of men who are whole', from Not so quiet: stepdaughters of war / Helen Zenna Smith --
'The apocalypse of Pat McCullough: the sergeant's tale', from An Anzac muster / William Baylebridge --
'Dawn's angel', from Passport to Hell / Robin Hyde --
'Before the war I was an interesting invalid', from The journal of a disappointed man / W.N.P. Barbellion --
'The square' ; 'The beach' ; 'Conspiracy' and ; 'In the operating room', from The forbidden zone / Mary Borden.
'A real hero' ; 'You should have done nothing' and 'The Austrian officer lit a cigarette', from A soldier on the southern front / Emilio Lussu ; translated by Gregory Conti --
'The battle of the Isonzo', from Journals of War & Prison / Carlo Emilio Gadda ; translated by Cristina Viti --
'At Doberdob', from Doberdob / Prežihov Voranc ; translated by Ana Jelnikar and Stephen Watts --
'The romance of war' ; and 'Political education under fire', from Blasting and bombardiering / Wyndham Lewis --
'Cannon-fodder' ; and 'A timeless confusion', from Death of a Hero / Richard Aldington.
'Beethoven and Bach', from Despised and Rejected / A.T. Fitzroy --
'Crevasse', from These 13 / William Faulkner --
'Cushy avec mademoiselle', from Her privates we / Frederic Manning --
'Animals' ; 'Anchorites of Lust' ; 'How Zafiriou died' ; 'Alimberis conquers his fear of shells' ; and 'Gas', from Life in the Tomb / Stratis Myrivilis ; translated by Peter Bien --
'Sheep', from Mahmadou Fofana / Raymond Escholier ; translated by Malcolm Imrie --
'The blackbird', from Posthumous papers of a living author / Robert Musil ; translated by Peter Wortsman.
'To the Romanian front' ; and 'We'll see what you do there ... ', from The forest of the hanged / Liviu Rebreanu ; translated by A.V. Wise --
'Švejk goes to the war' ; and 'From Hatvan towards the Galician frontier', from The Good Soldier Švejk / Jaroslav Hašek ; translated by Cecil Parrott --
'Hut 5B', from The Croatian God Mars / Miroslav Krleža ; translated by Celia Hawkesworth --
'My good Galician forests', from Diary about Čarnojević / Miloš Crnjanski ; translated by Celia Hawkesworth --
'The democratic principle of discussion', from A sentimental Journey / Viktor Shklovsky ; translated by Richard Sheldon --
'I was afraid', from Fear / Gabriel Chevaliier ; translated by Malcolm Imrie.
'Jerphanion writes to his wife', from The prelude to Verdun / Jules Romains ; translated by Warre B. Wells --
'Julia remembers' ; 'The salt of the earth' ; 'News from Joseph' ; and 'Joseph's left hand', from To the slaughterhouse / Jean Giono ; translated by Norman Glass --
'In then whousand years this war will be utterly forgotten', from Journey to the end of the night / Louis-Ferdinand Céline ; translated by Ralph Manheim --
'Papa Marescot's family', from On the field of honour / Isaac Babel ; translated by Peter Constantine --
'A date with the shell', from Johnny got his gun / Dalton Trumbo --
'Manger, aimer, payer'. from One of ours / Willa Cather --
"Who dies if Englan lives?', from We that were young / Irene Rathbone --
'Evening at Violette', from Non-combatants and others / Rose Macaulay --
'Veritable equine items of denstistry', from The grey notebook / Joseph Pla ; translated by Peter Bush.
'One of the bravest men I ever knew', from The secret battle / A.P. Herbert --
'Infidels and curs', from Scenes from an Armenian childhood / Vahan Totovents ; translated by Mischa Kudian --
'Why didn't he get rich?' / ÖmerSeyfettin ; translated by Izzy Finkel --
'I surrender, Camerade', from The German prisoner / James hanley --
'Mutiny!', from The Kaiser's coolies, / Theodore plievier ; translate by Martin Chalmers --
'Snow' from The case of Sergeant Grischa / Arnold Zweig ; translated by Eric Sutton --
'Calvary charge ', from military Communique / Edler Köppen ; translated by Martin Chalmers --
'My son is dead!', from The Radetsky march / Joseph Roth ; translated by Michael Hofmann --
'The gibbet', from Forsytes, Pendyces and others / John Galsworthy --
'Sweet dreams though the guns are booming' ; 'The dead man's room' ; and 'He fell in October', from All quiet on the western front / Erich Maria Remarque ; translated by Brian Murdoch.
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