En el Peru, Claridad fue declaradamente cercana al grupo y a Henri Barbusse
, de quien publico Le couteau entre les dents, debidamente traducido al espanol, y manifiestos del grupo Claridad (Clarte) de Paris, entre los cuales aquel que fue publicado en el no 4 de 1923, ya con la presencia de Mariategui en el editorial (12).
Because of the commemorative period underway in France and other European countries and elsewhere, it is also fitting to reread the earliest published French first-person account of World War I, Henri Barbusse
's 1916 Le Feu.
In spite of this, there are scarcely any references to Barbusse
in Borges's work.
It will be argued that Henri Barbusse
, in his handling of humour in Le Feu, 'got it right' artistically and ideologically where Rene Benjamin in Gaspard 'got it wrong'.
The only good war book to come out during the last war was "Under Fire" by Henri Barbusse
. He was the first to show us, the boys who went from school or college to the last war, that you could protest in anything besides poetry, the gigantic useless slaughter and lack of even elemental intelligence in generalship that characterized the Allied conduct of that war from 1915 to 1917 ....
Largely unknown in the United States, Barbusse
was important enough to Wright to be included in his 1937 "Blueprint for Negro Writing" roster of authors that every African American writer should be familiar with.