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The Great War in verse and prose

The Great War in verse and prose

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Published by A.T. Wilgress in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Poetry.,
  • War poetry, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementselected and edited by J.E. Wetherell ; with an introduction by H.J. Cody.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 82162
    ContributionsWetherell, J. E. 1851-1940.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination2 microfiches (97 fr.)
    Number of Pages97
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18685967M
    ISBN 10066582162X

    If there was nobility it was in denunciations in poetry and prose of the Great War as an enormous exercise in futility. It took guts for serving men to say this, especially during the : Jay Winter. There can be no area of human experience that has generated a wider range of powerful feelings than war. The poems included in this acclaimed anthology span centuries of human conflict from David's lament for Saul and Jonathan, and Homer's Iliad, to the finest poems of the First and Second World Wars, and beyond. Reflecting the feelings of poets as diverse as Byron, Hardy, Owen, Sassoon.

      The Best of the World's Classics prose Volume 3: The Great Prose - Ebook written by Henry Cabot Lodge. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Best of the World's Classics prose Volume 3: The Great Prose.5/5(2). After devouring the book and its sequel, I was browsing through his bibliography, and realized that he also did a prose translation of "The Iliad" titled "The Anger of Achilles". So in college, my professor stressed the importance of reading the Greek epic in verse to feel the rhythm and meter, so I've never bothered with prose.

    Armistice Day: An Anthology of the Best Prose and Verse on Patriotism, the Great War, the Armistice, Its History, Ovservance, Spirit and Significance; Victory, the Published by Omnigraphics Inc (). English literature - English literature - Early Victorian verse: Despite the growing prestige and proliferation of fiction, this age of the novel was in fact also an age of great poetry. Alfred Tennyson made his mark very early with Poems, Chiefly Lyrical () and Poems (; dated ), publications that led some critics to hail him as the natural successor to Keats and Shelley.


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The Great War In Verse And Prose [J. Wetherell B.A.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The selections contained in this book make up a sequence which records the history of the Great War from the stirring days of August.

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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Wetherell, J. (James Elgin), Great war in verse and prose. Toronto: A.T. Wilgress, Full text of "The Great War in verse and prose" See other formats. The debut novel of former army machine gunner Kevin Powers, the book was listed as one of The New York Times' Most Notable Books of and also picked up the Guardian First Book Award and.

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Books shelved as great-war: All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul Fussell, Goodbye to All That. Arguably the greatest of the Great War poets, Wilfred Owen was "A Shropshire Lad" born in Oswestry, in Dedicated to poesy, devoted to and influenced by Keats, Owen's self-training as a Romantic poet carried over and flavored even his war poems (in spite of being claimed by critics as a Modern poet, Owen remained to the last a Georgian).

Quotes from the First World War There was no really good true war book during the entire four years of the war. The only true writing that came through during the war was in poetry.

One reason for this is that poets are not arrested as quickly as prose writers. Publishers love an anniversary. And few come bigger than the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War in August Close to a thousand books will come out over the next 12 months, from Author: Caroline Sanderson.

Robert Frost called free verse “playing with the net down.” And T.S. Eliot wrote, “No verse is free for the man who wants to do a good job.”Yet Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, and plenty of contemporary poets are among the many who have written beautiful work in free verse.

Between and there was a great explosion in the publishing of war prose – particularly in Britain, Germany and the USA. The most successful of these works was Erich Maria Remarque’s novel All Quiet on the Western Front, first serialised in Germany in The subsequent wave of bestselling war literature was typified by a blurring.

It’s such a powerful passage because she’s directly addressing the author of the most famous book of post-war American verse, Life Studies, and the way he mixes prose and free verse to present that apparently open and confessional portrait of himself.

She’s challenging that and how it has dominated the idea of the ‘American lyric. Chapter and Verse: The Unknown Prose of a Great Poet “This Is No Case of Petty Right or Wrong,” relates directly to the war, he wrote much of his verse while in uniform, and the conflict Author: Benjamin Schwarz.

There is a marvelous trend in children’s literature these days for chapter books written in verse. I don’t remember reading a single book written entirely poetry when I was a kid but I can name loads of recent titles. Free verse is a delightful way to experience a novel and I encourage you to give it a try.

From poems written in the trenches to elegies for the dead, these poems commemorate the Great War. Roughly 10 million soldiers lost their lives in World War I, along with seven million civilians. The horror of the war and its aftermath altered the world for decades. When I first had the idea for my new book, The Poetics of Consent: Collective Decision Making and the Iliad, the United States was in the midst of the worst phase of the war in Iraq.

In hindsight I can see more clearly than ever how the politics of those years shaped my view of the ancient Greeks’ great martial epic.presents the complete 70 volumes of the most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time.

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