The Oxford Handbook of British and Irish War Poetry

Author: Tim Kendall
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199282668
Release Date: 2007-02-22
Genre: Literary Criticism

The Handbook ranges widely and in depth across 20th-century war poetry, incorporating detailed discussions of some of the key poets of the period. It is an essential resource for scholars of particular poets and for those interested in wider debates. Contributors include some of the most important international poetry critics of our time.

The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry

Author: Matthew George Walter
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141922881
Release Date: 2006-10-26
Genre: Poetry

This anthology reflects the diversity of voices it contains: the poems are arranged thematically and the themes reflect the different experiences of war not just for the soldiers but for those left behind. This is what makes this volume more accessible and satisfying than others. In addition to the established canon there are poems rarely anthologised and a selection of soldiers' songs to reflect the voices of the soldiers themselves.

A part of history

Author: Michael Howard
Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group
ISBN: STANFORD:36105131729969
Release Date: 2008
Genre: History

How will our understanding of the First World War change as first-hand experiences are lost? This question is explored by leading historians and experts.

Actes Du Congr s

Author: International Comparative Literature Association
ISBN: 3891290322
Release Date: 1988
Genre: Comparative literature

The Terrible Rain

Author: Brian Gardner
Publisher: Methuen Publishing
ISBN: UOM:39015032333802
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Poetry

The poetry of the Second World War has often been dismissed as inferior to that of the First World War. This book shows how wrong that assessment is. Poets of the home front - Louis MacNeice, W,H.Auden, Dylan Thomas, Laurie Lee - responded to create a remarkable record of the spirit of their time.

From ode to anthem

Author: Reinhold Grimm
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: UOM:39015017751150
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Literary Criticism

Spirit above wars

Author: A. Banerjee
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company
ISBN: STANFORD:36105036491152
Release Date: 1976
Genre: History