Imaginary sceneries of the Maginot line, 1930-1940

Author/s Joelle Beurier
Publishing Year 2012 Issue 2012/39 Language Italian
Pages 22 P. 29-50 File size 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, Immaginari della linea Maginot, 1930-1940 in "MEMORIA E RICERCA " 39/2012, pp 29-50, DOI: 10.3280/MER2012-039002