Selected Poems of Ivor Gurney

Selected Poems of Ivor Gurney

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This is a selection of Gurney's most successful pieces of poetry, inspired by his native Gloucestershire, the war poems and the poems which chronicle Gurney's descent into madness after the war.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 134 x 212 x 16mm | 222.26g
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0192826360
  • 9780192826367

About Ivor Gurney

About the Author The late Ivor Gurney was a poet and composer known for the work he wrote during and immediately following World War I. About the Editor P.J. Kavanagh is a poet and novelist. He is the editor of the Collected Poems of Ivor Gurney and, with James Michie, The Oxford Book of Short Poems.
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Table of contents

From "Severn and Somme", 1917; form "War's Embers", 1919; 1917-1919; from "Rewards of Wonder", 1919-20; 1919-1922; September 1922-1925; 1926 and after.
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