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Poetry of the First World War 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 War.This 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Brooke, Whilst Also Incorporating Less Well Known Writing By Civilian And Women Poets It Also Includes Two Previously Unpublished Poems By Ivor Gurney.A General Introduction Charts The History Of The War Poets Reception And Challenges Prevailing Myths About The War Poets Progress From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 Context.Although 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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10 thoughts on “Poetry of the First World War

  1. says:

    They shall grow not old, as we that are left to grow old Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn At the going down of the sun and in the morning W


  2. says:

    Such moving works I am not very good at understanding poetry, but these.one could feel the words.


  3. says:

    I than liked the book, but it was not perfect therefore just below 5. Why I read this anthologyThe poems collected in this book by Tim Kendall conce


  4. says:

    This collection is limited to British poetry, but it contains a meaningful introduction to the war s impact on articulate men Take an Army of Mercenaries by A.E


  5. says:

    I m very glad I read these The collected authors here lived through the war Their poetry speaks the reality of it, the drama of it, the glory of it, the results o


  6. says:

    4.5 stars It wasn t just the war that changed poetry forever, it was a generation of poets.


  7. says:

    This is a splendid anthology of poetry and lyric born of the experience of war the selection covers those who participated as soldiers, officers and enlisted men, tho


  8. says:

    Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries, A.E Houseman out of copyright These, in the day when heaven was falling,The hour when earth s foundations fled,Followed their mercena


  9. says:

    My rating is not a reflection on the quality of the anthology, which seems excellent I don t know the period well enough to judge the choice of poets, and the book provid


  10. says:

    Review as part of Books about WWII m not super well versed see what I did there in poetry, but I knew a few of these poets before reading the collection from authors like T


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