The First World War Produced An Extraordinary Flowering Of Poetic Talent Its Poets Mark The Conflict In Ways That Are Both Intensely Personal And As Enduring As Any Monument Their Lines Have Come To Express The Feelings Of A Nation About The Horrors And Consequences Of WarThis New Anthology Provides A Definitive Record Of The Achievements Of The Great War Poets And Offers A Fresh Assessment Of The Work On The Centenary Of The Great War S Outbreak Focusing On The Poets Themselves, The Book Is Organized By Writer, Not Theme Or Chronology It Offers Generous Selections From The Celebrated Soldier Poets, Including Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, And Rupert Brooke, Whilst Also Incorporating Less Well Known Writing By Civilian And Women Poets It Also Includes Two Previously Unpublished Poems By Ivor GurneyA General Introduction Charts The History Of The War Poets Reception And Challenges Prevailing Myths About The War Poets Progress From Idealism To Bitterness The Work Of Each Poet Is Prefaced With A Biographical Account That Sets The Poems In Their Historical ContextAlthough The War Has Now Passed Out Of Living Memory, Its Haunting Of Our Language And Culture Has Not Been Exorcised Its Poetry Survives Because It Continues To Speak To And About Us
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- 312 pages
- Poetry of the First World War
- Tim Kendall
- 14 November 2018 Tim Kendall