Foreign News: 'Lusitania

In Darmstadt, a playwright, one Alfred Doeblin, presented a piece called Lusitania which showed the ship torpedoed, sinking, the passengers cursing, the adventures of the hero and heroine at the bottom of the sea. Nationalists cat-called, booed, stamped with their feet.

They objected to the fact that some of the victims, in their death agonies, swore vengeance against those who sank the liner. . . . Modernists approved.


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