Paul Fussell

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Name: Paul Fussell
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

DRESSING FOR SUCCESS

Because we live in a classless society, every serious researcher who has studied the psychological and emotional impact of business dress has concluded, naturally, that the class associations of corporate clothing mean everything.And while the particular ... [Published Connecticut Business News Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

August remains a deadly month in the war and plunder business

But for that general’s surrender … our economy, a 10th of the American, might have become far richer. No trade disputes, no loonie at a premium or a discountAbout Trevor Lautens Trevor Lautens began his career in the media in 1953 and was a Vancouver ... [Published Business In Vancouver - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

On Alvin Kernan

by Eric Byrd There's a subgenre of military memoirs produced by elderly emeriti, the crew-cut close readers of postwar English departments, who in late career published personal recollections of they and the other terrified teenagers who mostly ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

The 100th Anniversary of the Great State Crime

Thisweek marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First WorldWar, the four-year bloody nightmare that claimed 16 million lives —7 million of them noncombatants — and wounded over 20 millionpeople.That would have been bad enough, but the conflict ... [Published REASON Online - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Moyn: World War I's broken promise

The guns of August 1914 unleashed a debate that is still with us: Can the laws of war actually impose limits on how war is carried out?Germany invaded Belgium, violating that nation's neutrality -- which was guaranteed by treaties stretching back to the ... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Gilbert: War and Irony

In one of the best books I’ve ever read, The Great War and Modern Memory , Paul Fussell wrote, “Every war is ironic because every war is worse than expected. Every war constitutes an irony of situation because its means are so melodramatically disproportionate ... [Published Vermont Public Radio - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

The first world war was about decadence as well as death | Philip Hoare

_ Lady Baden Powell inspects the guard of honour of Girl Guides in Battersea Park in 1916. Photograph: Press Association For the next four years we will see the first world war as a succession of sepia images of young men marching off to the front. What ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

KEENE: Why Israel needs to destroy the tunnels

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has the support of something like 84% of his fellow citizens for his effort to destroy the dozens of tunnels Hamas has dug under Israeli territory over the last few years because every Israeli knows that they ... [Published Washington Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

The Great War and Modern Memory

Yesterday was the 100 th anniversary of Austria-Hungary’s declaration of war on Serbia—the official beginning of hostilities of what became World War I.  There’s a ton of new books about the Great War (as it was called before the sequel caused a re-numbering), ... [Published Power Line - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The Great War at 100: Revisiting The Guns of August

, British Foreign Secretary Edward Grey gave a speech before Parliament that “proved to be one of those junctures by which people afterward date events,” according to Barbara Tuchman in her magisterial “The Guns of August.” The dour Secretary appeared ... [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

WWI 100 years: Decades later, a grandfather’s sacrifice comes into focus

For years, I was puzzled by two war memorials at my school in England.The names of former students who had been killed in World War I were carved into a large wooden memorial over the mantelpiece in the schoolroom; the World War II plaque on the wall ... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

The Great War at 100: Revisiting The Guns of August

, British Foreign Secretary Edward Grey gave a speech before Parliament that “proved to be one of those junctures by which people afterward date events,” according to Barbara Tuchman in her magisterial “The Guns of August.” The dour Secretary appeared ... [Published Human Events Online - Jul 24 2014]

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DRESSING FOR SUCCESS [Published Connecticut Business News Journal - Aug 29 2014]
August remains a deadly month in the war and pl... [Published Business In Vancouver - Aug 26 2014]
On Alvin Kernan [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
Man, Motorcycle, Macadam: On the Road with Ian ... [Published TheTyee.ca - Aug 16 2014]
WW1: the Dawn of Decadence [Published LewRockwell.com - Aug 13 2014]
The 100th Anniversary of the Great State Crime [Published REASON Online - Aug 10 2014]
Moyn: World War I's broken promise [Published WDSU New Orleans - Aug 08 2014]
Gilbert: War and Irony [Published Vermont Public Radio - Aug 06 2014]
The first world war was about decadence as well... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 04 2014]
KEENE: Why Israel needs to destroy the tunnels [Published Washington Times - Jul 31 2014]
The Great War and Modern Memory [Published Power Line - Jul 30 2014]
The Great War and Modern Memory [Published Power Line - Jul 30 2014]
The Great War at 100: Revisiting The Guns of Au... [Published Deer Park Broadcaster - Jul 28 2014]
WWI 100 years: Decades later, a grandfather’s s... [Published Providence Journal - Jul 27 2014]
The Great War at 100: Revisiting The Guns of Au... [Published Human Events Online - Jul 24 2014]
D-Day landings on film: Hollywood's best World ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 06 2014]
Why They Fought [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 21 2014]
All Deserts Look Alike [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
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On Alvin Kernan [Published 3quarksdaily - Aug 25 2014]
by Eric Byrd There's a subgenre of military memoirs produced by elderly emeriti, the crew-cut close readers of postwar English departments, who in late career published personal recollections of they and the other terrified teenagers who mostly ...
The Great War and Modern Memory [Published Power Line - Jul 30 2014]
(Steven Hayward) Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of Austria-Hungary’s declaration of war on Serbia—the official beginning of hostilities of what became World War I.  There’s a ton of new books about the Great War (as it was called before the sequel ...
Why They Fought [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 21 2014]
by Tracy R. Walsh In a review of Paul Jankowski’s  Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War , Robert Zaretsky considers  what kept soldiers from deserting the trenches: Why did they accept being fodder for cannons when they saw through the official ...
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All Deserts Look Alike [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
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