Minds at War

Minds at War : Poetry and Experience of the First World War

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Concentrating on the classic poems by the greatest poets of World War One, this collection contains 250 poems by 80 poets. It includes such enduringly popular poems of the war as Brooke's sonnets and McCrae's "In Flanders Fields". There are also examples of the once hugely popular poems which were written as propaganda. Historical and biographical background material, extracts from diaries, personal letters and autobiographies illuminate the poetry. Poets featured include Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Edward Thomas, Charles Sorley, Isaac Rosenberg, Herbert Read, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, Rose Macauley, Eleanor Farjeon, D.H. Lawrence, John Galsworthy, Edmund Blunden, Thomas Hardy, Rudyard Kipling, Walter de la Mare, John Masefield, Lawrence Binyon, John McCrae, Ivor Gurney, John Oxenham, Arthur Graeme West and Rupert Brooke.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 410 pages
  • 155 x 234 x 30mm | 662g
  • West Sussex, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Pr.
  • w. ill.
  • 0952896907
  • 9780952896906
  • 179,046

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Enthusiastic comments "Read this compelling book" - Rex Andrews in The Friend. "Absolutely wonderful" - Pat Davidson, Poetry Buyer, Waterstones, Worcester. "Remarkable . . . absorbing . . . stimulating . . . Do buy it," - Ronald Mallone in Day by Day A valuable resource for teachers, advanced students, and libraries.
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About Gavin Roberts

David Roberts hat zahlreiche Kinder- und Jugendbücher illustriert und wurde mit verschiedenen Preisen ausgezeichnet. Er lebt in London.
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