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Out of battle : the poetry of the Great War (2nd ed)

By: Silkin, J.

033365398X / 9780333653982
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22 cm 380p.
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Previous ed.: Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1972.

This text is an in-depth exploration of the variety of responses made by the following poets to the Great War: Rupert Brooke, Ford Madox Ford, Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, and Edward Thomas.

Other poets discussed are Hardy, Kipling, Charles Sorely, Ivor Gurney, Herbert Read, Richard Aldington and David Jones.

This second edition contains a new preface by the author and an appendix on the unresolved problems concerning the Owen manuscripts.


1D Europe, 2AB English, DSBH Literary studies: from c 1900 -, DSC Literary studies: poetry & poets, HBJD European history, HBWN First World War

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