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    DescriptionThis anthology, based on "Minds at War" - by same author - has been prepared for the general reader who requires less background information, and for students, including GCSE and A Level. One of mankind's greatest tragedies was the First World War. For over four years whole nations unleashed the full might of their new-found destructive powers. Poets played their part in this war as promoters of it, soldiers, victims and onlookers. Their stories and their responses to their experiences are deeply moving, and their work includes some of the greatest poetry of the 20th Century. Many of the poems in Out in the Dark are currently selected by exam boards. The 19th Century poems, examples of the culture of Empire and militarism, help to explain both the rush to war and the nature of the early poetry of the First World War - 140 poems in all.


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    Title
    Out in the Dark
    Subtitle
    Poetry of the First World War in Context and with Basic Notes
    Authors and contributors
    Illustrated by Rachel Fuller, Illustrated by Gavin Roberts, Edited by David Roberts
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780952896913
    ISBN 10: 0952896915
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: DSBF, DSC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y5.1
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4KHT
    BIC subject category V2: YQE, DCF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    LC subject heading:
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJF
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN
    LC subject heading:
    BIC educational purpose qualifier V2: 4KL
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    BISAC V2.8: POE005020
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 808
    B&T General Subject: 640
    BISAC V2.8: POE001000
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB, 3JJF
    DC21: 821.91209
    BIC subject category V2: 4KL, 4KHT
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, notes
    Publisher
    Saxon Books
    Imprint name
    Saxon Books
    Publication date
    24 October 1998
    Publication City/Country
    West Sussex