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sud. Tim Kendall

Poetry of the First World War; An Anthology

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ISBN: 9780198703204
Author : sud. Tim Kendall
Published: 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 368
Language: English
Format: Paperback
  • A new anthology of First World War poetry that brings together the best poetry by soldiers and civilians, including women poets, with a fresh assessment of their work.
  • Includes a generous representation of the best-known poets, such as Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, and Ivor Gurney, as well as lesser known writers who have been previously overlooked. Includes two previously unpublished poems by Ivor Gurney.
  • Selection organized by poet, with short biographical prefaces that set the poems in their historical context.
  • A general introduction charts the history of the war poets' reception and challenges prevailing myths about their progress from idealism to disillusion.
  • Generous notes detail the composition and publication history of the poems and gloss allusions and historical references.

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