A Treasury of War Poetry

A Treasury of War Poetry

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For the most part, the poetry of war, undertaken in this spirit, has touched and exalted such special qualities as patriotism, courage, self-sacrifice, enterprise, and endurance. Where it has tended to glorify war in itself, it is chiefly because war has released those qualities, so to speak, in stirring and spectacular ways; and where it has chosen to round upon war and to upbraid it, it is because war has slain ardent and lovable youths and has brought misery and despair to women and old peopleshow more

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  • Paperback | 318 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 18.29mm | 548.84g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514624303
  • 9781514624302