The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry by Various
Revised Edition (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)

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Synopsis

A selection of poetry written during World War I. In the introduction Jon Silkin traces the changing mood of the poets - from patriotism through anger and compassion to an active desire for social change. The book includes work by Sassoon, Owen, Blunden, Rosenberg, Hardy and Lawrence.
 

About Various

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Jon Silkin is Fellow of Poetry at the University of Leeds.
 
Published January 1, 1979 by Penguin.
Genres: Literature & Fiction, War. Non-fiction
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