Erich Maria Remarque: Kammerater [Three Comrades]

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  • Hans Wagener (University of California, Los Angeles)

Remarque's novel Drei Kameraden [Three Comrades] appeared first in a Danish translation under the title Kammerater (Kopenhagen: Gyldendal) in December 1936. Remarque had begun writing the novel in 1932, but it underwent a number of revisions before it was published. After having been serialized in Good Housekeeping (19 January – 30 May 1937), the first American edition appeared on 26 April 1937. The first German edition did not come out until 1938, published by Querido in Amsterdam, the publishing house of many exile writers.

Drei Kameraden is in many respects a continuation of Im Westen nichts Neues [All Quiet on the …

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Wagener, Hans. "Kammerater". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 14 October 2008
[, accessed 14 October 2015.]