Initially a public commission to commemorate the pacifist writer Henri Barbusse
, the sculpture shows a female figure balanced precariously on her back, struggling to resist the current that is dragging her away.
Among French war novels, Hemingway singled out Henri Barbusse
's Le Feu for praise, leading William Dow to suggest that Barbusse
is most directly responsible for the American writer's "constater" theorizing (73-74).
Nothing here of the first experience of fire in combat, the deluge of shells, the omnipresent engulfing mud, the hunger, the cold, the lice, the horror of shattered limbs and amputations, the death of the friend or of the familiar enemy beyond the barbed wires, as in Barbusse
, and in the award-winning Wooden Crosses by Roland Dorgeles (1919), (13) or Remarque's worldwide known pacifist novel All Quiet on the Western Front (1929).
, and Sartre greeted Voyage au bout de la nuit (1932) with great symphathy, yet at the same time the monarchist Leon Daudet attached himself to Celine as one of his greatest and most fervent admirers.
Winter has done the same for Henri Barbusse
arguing that whatever mistakes he made in describing uniforms or assaults are minor in comparison to what we can glean from his works; the white-hot rage French soldiers felt toward the political establishment for mismanaging the war.
En Iman, Sender coincide con el antibelicismo europeo que sigue a la primera guerra mundial, particularmente con Im Westen nichts Neues (1929), de Erich Maria Remarque, y Le Feu (1916), de Henri Barbusse
, y con otras novelas espanolas sobre la guerra marroqui, entre las que destacan antes y despues, El blocao (1928), de Jose Diaz Fernandez, y La barbarie organizada.
McKay and Wright can be studied in the context of an international Left along with Maxim Gorky and Henri Barbusse
116) Moscow, however, though beginning to sanction united fronts from above in other areas (its cession of leadership of the international struggle around peace and anti-fascism to Henri Barbusse
and Romain Rolland was quickly reflected in September 1932 in the formation of the League of Professional Groups for Foster and Ford, a "model for the white collar Popular Front"), insisted that the CPC and CPUSA continue to pursue independent leadership in industry, where their priorities remained the same: build red unions in the "war" industries and smash the AFL.
After the Brown Book, Munzenberg rather lost his old aptitude, to the point where Barbusse
began assuring Moscow: "Speaking frankly, Munzenberg's name .
7) Hemingway had already read Barbusse
by the time he began work on A Farewell to Arms; unsurprisingly, Hemingway's novel evinces a similar distrust of "abstract" language.
Using examples such as the stations of the Moscow Metro, the Soviet memorial to French writer Henri Barbusse
, and the Kremlin Stars, this paper considers two aspects of the production of these items of material culture; the significance of the materials from which they were made, and the (re)constructed identities of the craftsmen who made them.
My political thinking was influenced by Professor Scott Nearing's Dollar Diplomacy, The Iron Heel by Jack London (a prophetic book about fascism), and one of the great exposes of World War I, Under Fire by Henri Barbusse