Julian Barnes's theses on history (in 10 1/2 Chapters).

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  • Author(s): Buxton, Jackie
  • Source:
    Contemporary Literature. Spring2000, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p56. 31p.
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    • Abstract:
      Focuses on theories of historicism in the book `A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters,' by Julian Barnes. Comparison between historical themes in `Theses on the Philosophy of History' by Walter Benjamin and in `A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters'; Accounts of human history in both books; Association between historicism and oppressive militarism.