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Imaginary sceneries of the Maginot line, 1930-1940
Journal Title: MEMORIA E RICERCA  
Author/s:  Joelle Beurier 
Year:  2012 Issue: 39 Language: Italian 
Pages:  22 Pg. 29-50 FullText PDF:  4518 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MER2012-039002
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Most of the studies on the Maginot Line focuse on the military aspects of its history. By means of images, novels, scientific articles, written and illustrated press of the time, this article aim to comprehend the mental representations of the Maginot Line before and after the outbreak of the war. The famous fortification turns out to be a pointer to the French inability to efficiently enter the war.
Keywords: Imaginary sceneries, inviolability, trauma, 1914-1918, litteratures, war cultures.

Joelle Beurier, Imaginary sceneries of the Maginot line, 1930-1940 in "MEMORIA E RICERCA " 39/2012, pp. 29-50, DOI:10.3280/MER2012-039002

   

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