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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Remarque, Erich Maria 1898-1970. German-born American writer best known for All Quiet on the Western Front (1929), a novel based on his experiences in World War I.

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  • That the custom of "Remarque" emanates from the amateur, and reflects his foolish facility beyond the border of his picture, thus testifying to his unscientific sense of its dignity.

    The Gentle Art of Making Enemies

  • Maybe the fact that the 1929-published All Quiet came out when the German-born Remarque was a wunderkind writer of barely 30 has something to do with its incredible cachet.

    Dave Astor: Less Famous Literary Masterpieces

  • Then there's Erich Maria Remarque, whose All Quiet on the Western Front is by far his most famous work.

    Dave Astor: Less Famous Literary Masterpieces

  • But as superb as that antiwar novel is, Remarque went on to write at least a couple other books that are even better.

    Dave Astor: Less Famous Literary Masterpieces

  • The late German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder , one of Sirk's greatest champions, observed of Sirk's sensibility: Remarque's saying that if it weren't for the war this would be eternal love.

    Cinema's Warm Embrace

  • The CinemaScope "A Time to Love and a Time to Die" 1958 found Sirk home in his native Germany for the first time since 1937, shooting an adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque 's novel.

    Cinema's Warm Embrace

  • Erich Maria Remarque is often as grim as can be in his magnificent books.

    Dave Astor: Serious Novelists Are Sometimes Surprisingly Funny

  • Unfortunately, both book and film were inundated by the international wave of acclaim for the Remarque novel/Milestone film All Quiet on the Western Front (shown last week in this series).

    G. W. Pabst's Westfront 1918 on MoMA's Inside/Out

  • The piece opens with an account of a lecture at NYU's Remarque institute last fall, which he delivered from a wheelchair.

    Roll Call: A Weekly Round Up of New York Academia

  • And moreover, anyone who reads any war literature (Owen, Sassoon, Remarque et al) knows that the people who die are often sent to di unnecessarily by an inept officer class, which then uses remembrance jingoism to stifle debate - see especially Sassoon ...

    That Sunday again

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