Prayer After the Slaughter. The Great War: Poems and Stories from World War I
On July 28, 2014, we commemorate the beginning of the original catastrophe of the 20th century: The First World War, the "Great War". Literature, in many different languages, was one of the hallmarks of The Great War. It behoves us to take a closer look at Kurt Tucholsky, one of the most brilliant German writers and satirists of the 20th century, with regard to his writings on the Great War.