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Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology The First World War Produced An Extraordinary Flowering Of Poetic Talent Its Poets Mark The Conflict In Ways That Are Both Intensely Personal And As Enduring As Any Monument Their Lines Have Come To Express The Feelings Of A Nation About The Horrors And Consequences Of WarThis New Anthology Provides A Definitive Record Of The Achievements Of The Great War Poets And Offers A Fresh Assessment Of The Work On The Centenary Of The Great War S Outbreak Focusing On The Poets Themselves, The Book Is Organized By Writer, Not Theme Or Chronology It Offers Generous Selections From The Celebrated Soldier Poets, Including Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, And Rupert Brooke, Whilst Also Incorporating Less Well Known Writing By Civilian And Women Poets It Also Includes Two Previously Unpublished Poems By Ivor GurneyA General Introduction Charts The History Of The War Poets Reception And Challenges Prevailing Myths About The War Poets Progress From Idealism To Bitterness The Work Of Each Poet Is Prefaced With A Biographical Account That Sets The Poems In Their Historical ContextAlthough The War Has Now Passed Out Of Living Memory, Its Haunting Of Our Language And Culture Has Not Been Exorcised Its Poetry Survives Because It Continues To Speak To And About Us


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10 thoughts on “Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology

  1. says:

    As a first foray into reading the poetry of WWI, think Tim Kendall has put together a sweeping collection of poetry that gives the reader searcher a sense of what the British soldier poets and those surrounding them thought during the time I was happily surprised to see so many women poets ambulance drivers, support staff, and others included in this collection as well This is an era and an id


  2. says:

    Such moving works I am not very good at understanding poetry, but these.one could feel the words.


  3. says:

    Ithan liked the book, but it was not perfect therefore just below 5. Why I read this anthologyThe poems collected in this book by Tim Kendall concern the epoch which interests me most in history at the moment World War I and the fundamental changes it brought about to society at least Western culture I have read several books on the topic, portraying this epoch from various historical viewpoints And works of fi


  4. says:

    This collection is limited to British poetry, but it contains a meaningful introduction to the war s impact on articulate men Take an Army of Mercenaries by A.E Houseman These, in the day when heaven was falling,The hour when earth s foundations fled,Followed their mercenary callingAnd took their wages and are dead.Their shoulders held the sky suspended,They stood, and earth s foundations stay What God abandoned, these


  5. says:

    I m very glad I read these The collected authors here lived through the war Their poetry speaks the reality of it, the drama of it, the glory of it, the results of it It is a wonderful collection It took me awhile to enter it But once I did it was not very far from my thoughts The images and power of the words to speak to the violence of our hearts and our nation states was dramatic.


  6. says:

    My approach to this collection was to hunt for the poems that move me perhaps on one else in the context of war itself I found that the poems that generally met this were by poets who were in the war or very close to it I did not read all of the works and today I periodically review and study poems that interest me I believe war will never leave us and it is important to understand the experience Poetry helps.


  7. says:

    this poetry collection is so so goodi can scarcely find a poem i dislike in this whole collection i ve memorized the soldier brooke and breakfast gibson because of this anthology, and have been introduced to some brilliant writers in here i d never read before, such as wilfrid gibson and thomas hardy if anyone is just getting into the great war its literature, read this collection to start you out.


  8. says:

    I have this fine anthology in hardcover, lovely Owen, Sassoon, Rosenberg and .


  9. says:

    4.5 stars It wasn t just the war that changed poetry forever, it was a generation of poets.


  10. says:

    Poignant collection about the horror of war.


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