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    DescriptionThis is a timely collection of poetry through the ages and throughout the world. Homeric poems, epics and tragedies have been collected from two and a half millennia of literature. Each poem is introduced with a commentary.

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    The Souls of the Dead are Taking All the Best Seats
    50 World Poets on War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Angus Calder, By (author) Beth Junor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 154
    Width: 134 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    ISBN 13: 9781842820322
    ISBN 10: 184282032X

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: DC
    LC classification: PN
    Ingram Subject Code: PO
    Libri: I-PO
    B&T General Subject: 640
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 811
    BISAC V2.8: POE000000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 808.819358
    DC22: 808.819358
    LC classification: PN6110.W28
    Thema V1.0: DC
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    Publication date
    01 March 2005
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    Author Information
    Angus Calder, author of the widely read The People's War: Britain 1939-1945 is a freelance writer based in Edinburgh. An essayist and poet, his other works include The Myth of the Blitz, Colours of Grief and, with Luath Press, Scotlands of the Mind. Poet and activist Beth Junor has been writing poetry, essays and pamphlets since she was 19. During the Cold War she was jailed seven times for non-violent protests against the military. She is a health professional and her work in paediatric language and communication disorder is widely respected.
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    I enjoyed reading Mahmoud Darwish and other poets in this fine collection of passion and commitment, I hope many people will read it -NAWAL EL SAADAWI I highly recommend this collection of poems: they are as vivid as they are thought-provoking. -COLONEL CLIVE FAIRWEATHER, CBE, SCOTTISH APPEAL DIRECTOR, COMBATSTRESS