Poetry of the First World War

Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN-13 : 0199581444

Page : 312 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 444 voters

A new anthology that combines generous selections from well-known soldier poets such as Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon with work by civilian and women writers. A general introduction places Great War poetry in its contexts and the work of each poet is prefaced with a biographical account that explains the circumstances of composition.

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