TITLE

Scholars, Eyewitnesses, and Flesh-Witnesses of War: A Tense Relationship

AUTHOR(S)
Harari, Yuval Noah
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Partial Answers;Jun2009, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p213
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the two types of authorities on war such as eyewitnessing and flesh-witnessing depicted in the book "All Quiet on the Western Front," by Erich Maria Remarque. It provides an overview of the two types in order to understand their differences, and determine the kind of narratives they produce such as the eyewitness accounts and the flesh-witness accounts. It also relates the sensations of scholars to the types, and notes that they are important for the learning process.
ACCESSION #
42840399

 

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