This article traces the image of the soldier in representative French iterary works of the 20th and 21st centuries while relating the discussion to the development of French nationhood. Barbusse's Le Feu, Chamson's Le Puits des miracles, Vercors' Le Silence de la mer, and Ehni's Algérie roman will all be considered within the sociopolitical frameworks described by Weber and Bhabha.
- First and Second World Wars,
- Algerian War,
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