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Anthologies of British Second World War poetry

Philippa Morag Lyon

Anthologies of British Second World War poetry

a literary and cultural analysis

by Philippa Morag Lyon

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPhilippa Morag Lyon.
SeriesSussex theses ; S 5874
ContributionsUniversity of Sussex. School of Humanities. Department of English.
The Physical Object
Pagination225 leaves :
Number of Pages225
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16361045M

  He is author of The Art of Robert Frost () and has edited The Oxford Handbook of British and Irish War Poetry (), and Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology (), among other works. Kendall also served as producer for the BBC2 /5(K). Tim Kendall (D. Phil. Oxford University) is Professor of English at the University of Exeter. He is author of The Art of Robert Frost () and has edited The Oxford Handbook of British and Irish War Poetry (), and Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology (), among other : $

Get this from a library! Poetry of the second World War. [Edward Hudson;] -- This anthology of Second World War poetry consists of the works of a wide range of poets, who all took part, in different ways, in the war. Accompanying each poem is a contemporary.   Poets, from ancient times, have written about war. It is the poet's obligation, wrote Plato, to bear witness. In modern times, the young soldiers of the first world war turned the horrors they.

fifty-seven years of publications covered by the First World War study. Another factor to be taken into account is the minimal number of cards and broadsides featuring war poetry published during the Second World War. They are a particular feature in the First World War bibliography and account for a substantial number of poets being listed.   The Paperback of the Soldier Poetry of the Second World War: An Anthology by Jane Morgan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be :


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Poetry of the Second World War brings to light a neglected chapter in world literature. In its chorus of haunting poetic voices, over a hundred of the most articulate minds of their generation record the true experience of the conflict, and its unending consequences.5/5(1).

He is author of The Art of Robert Frost () and has edited The Oxford Handbook of British and Irish War Poetry (), and Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology (), among other works.

Kendall also served as producer for the BBC2 documentary Sylvia Plath: Life Inside the Bell s: Arguing for a re-evaluation of Second World War poetry's standing, the thesis draws mainly upon non-canonical poets and texts to analyse a wide spectrum of poetic form and theme.

As part of the research methodology and approach, the focus is on a selection of Second World War poetry anthologies published since Buy Poetry Of The Second World War: An International Anthology New Ed by Graham, Desmond (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(3). Second War World Poems is a powerful anthology of poetry from the conflict.

It includes verse written by servicemen who participated in Anthologies of British Second World War poetry book War - Keith Douglas, Alun Lewis, Randall Jarrell - as well as by survivors of the concentration camps like Primo Levi and Paul Celan/5(12).

12 British Poetry ofthe Second World War Roy Fuller's poem, 'T he Journey' (placed first in his Collected Poems), also depicts an aborted quest. A man travels all day to reach a house, but as he approaches his goal, the sun sets, frost descends and the path hardens like metal.

Shadows of War: British Women's Poetry of the Second World War: Powell, Anne: : Books. Buy New. $ Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty: 1.

& FREE : $ Minds at Wa r is a major and wide-ranging collection of poems of the war, one of the largest anthologies of First World War poetry. It has been reprin ted many times over more than twenty years. It includes a large selection of the classic core of poems that everyone should read, other poems of quality, and a good deal of contrasting poems too.

Compilation entitled 'The Best of Second World War Poetry'; poems by British, Australian, South African and New Zealand writers, gathered by the Salamander Oasis Trust; includes music and narration.

The war was waged in Europe and the Atlantic, in the Pacific and South-East Asia and China, as well as in Northern Africa and the Mediterranean and the Middle East. To accompany our sampler of the Poetry of World War II, we have organized a selection of poets who served as soldiers, medical staff, journalists, or volunteers.

English literature - English literature - The literature of World War II (–45): The outbreak of war inas inbrought to an end an era of great intellectual and creative exuberance.

Individuals were dispersed; the rationing of paper affected the production of magazines and books; and the poem and the short story, convenient forms for men under arms, became the favoured means of literary expression.

Buy Poetry of the First World War An Anthology (Oxford World's Classics) by Kendall, Tim (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Destroyer: An Anthology of First-Hand Accounts by Those Who Served on the B- and C-Class Destroyers in the Second World War [Hawkins, Ian, Deighton, Len] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Destroyer: An Anthology of First-Hand Accounts by Those Who Served on the B- and C-Class Destroyers in the Second World War/5(5).

Reflecting the voices of poets, soldiers, the families they left behind and their comrades who would never return, The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry, previously published as In Flanders Fields, is edited with an introduction by George Walter in Penguin Classics.

Unrivalled for its range and intensity, the poetry of the First World War continues to have a powerful effect on readers/5(69).

It seems odd to associate poetry with war, but it is a fact that no war is more connected to poetry that World War I. And for that we mostly have the English to thank. From topoetry went to war/5(21).

British Poetry since British Poetry since is a poetry anthology edited by Edward Lucie-Smith, first published in by Penguin Books. The anthology is a careful attempt to take account of the whole span of post-war British poetry including poets from The Group, a London -centred workshop for whom Lucie-Smith himself had once been chairman (following the departure of founder Philip Hobsbaum).

Poetry of the First World War is published today by Oxford University Press. It comes to pages, plus an introduction and editorial notes. Dates of composition range from September (Binyon's 'For the Fallen' and Kipling's 'For All We Have and Are') to September (Blunden's 'Ancre Sunshine').I have also included several poems by Ivor Gurney which have never previously been.

Several of these early anthologies were published during the war and were very popular, though the tone of the poetry changed as the war progressed. One of the wartime anthologies, The Muse in Arms, was published inand several were published in the years following the war. The Muse in Arms is an anthology of British war poetry published in November during World War consists of poems by 52 contributors, with the poems divided into fourteen thematic sections.

The poets were from all three branches of the armed services, land, sea and air, from a range of ranks (though mostly officers) and from many parts of the UK.

This is a collection of women's poetry from the phoney war of to the postwar Christmas of It looks at the impact of the conflict and its consequences. The poems are arranged chronologically in order of the war years. Poems to loved ones killed, missing or abroad are gathere together with the thoughts of service women and nurses, and matter-of-fact comments about life on the home.

Buy Poetry of the First World War An Anthology (Oxford World's Classics) First Edition by Kendall, Tim (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(75).World War One British Poets book.

Read 43 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Shelves: poetry-anthologies, war-ww1. WWI became a war of attrition.

Soldiers recognized this and opposed the war. By Septemberthe Allied and Central Powers were locked into trench warfare, and were marked by years of stalemate 4/5. Tim Kendall (D. Phil. Oxford University) is Professor of English at the University of Exeter.

He is author of The Art of Robert Frost () and has edited The Oxford Handbook of British and Irish War Poetry (), and Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology (), among other works.