Remarque


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

Remarque

Erich Maria . 1898--1970, US novelist, born in Germany, noted for his novel of World War I, All Quiet on the Western Front (1929)
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Remarque

 

in engraving, a small design etched on the margins of a plate. The remarque is often not related to the subject of the engraving. Remarques are used to test the etching tool while working on an engraved plate. They sometimes acquire an independent artistic significance, supplementing the principal representation.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Thus he says, "An order has turned these silent figures (Russian soldiers) into our enemies; an order could turn them into friends again" (Remarque 133).
L'auteur affirme que lors du XXe siecle on remarque une continuite avec le siecle precedent, avec l'etablissement de nouvelles conceptions de la traduction mises en place par les penseurs allemands et importees en France a travers Madame de Stael.
Remarque spent his life fighting against the terror of war.
Recognizing the anti-war intention of Remarque's raw account of the empirical experience of battle, Harari calls this argument "Materialist Pacifism"(28o), but he flatly rejects it.
Remarque was a veteran of the war, fighting as a conscript in the German forces before he was wounded by shrapnel at Passchendaele in July, 1917, and he penned his book in the late 1920s.
Erich Maria Remarque, the German writer who is best known for All Quiet on the Western Front.
Faisant un retour discret, mais remarque, sur les reseaux sociaux, Kim Kardashian jouait la belle endormie sur une photo post-accouchement.
Un musulman a egalement ete tue dans les violences qui ont eclate vendredi soir a Al-Khoussous (gouvernorat de Qalioubiya), apres une remarque d'un homme a un groupe d'enfants qui dessinaient sur un institut religieux musulman.
Erich Maria Remarque's great war novel from 1929 seemed a curious choice for children of her age.
Titles include All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, Life of Pi by Yann Martel, Rachel's Holiday by Marian Keyes and The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Muriel Spark.