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To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918Mariner Books #ad - Two well-known sisters split so bitterly over the war that they ended up publishing newspapers that attacked each other. Today, hundreds of military cemeteries spread across the fields of northern France and Belgium contain the bodies of millions of men who died in the “war to end all wars. Can we ever avoid repeating history?
In a riveting, suspenseful narrative with haunting echoes for our own time, Adam Hochschild brings it to life as never before. He focuses on the long-ignored moral drama of the war’s critics, alongside its generals and heroes. Thrown in jail for their opposition to the war were Britain’s leading investigative journalist, and an editor who, a future winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, behind bars, published a newspaper for his fellow inmates on toilet paper.
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 #ad - World war i stands as one of history’s most senseless spasms of carnage, defying rational explanation. These critics were sometimes intimately connected to their enemy hawks: one of Britain’s most prominent women pacifist campaigners had a brother who was commander in chief on the Western Front.
The Penguin Book of First World War Stories Penguin ClassicsPenguin #ad - These stories are able to illustrate the impact of the Great War on British society and culture and the many modes in which short fiction contributed to the war's literature. The selection covers different periods: the war years themselves, the famous boom years of the late 1920s to the more recent past in which the First World War has received new cultural interest.
. An anthology of great war short stories by British writers, men and women, both famous and lesser-known authors, during the war and after its end.
The Great War and Modern MemoryOxford University Press #ad - Dispensing with literary theory and elevated rhetoric, and letters reflected the massive changes--in every area, diaries, novels, Fussell grounds literary texts in the mud and trenches of World War I and shows how these poems, including language itself--brought about by the cataclysm of the Great War.
Exploring the work of siegfried sassoon, david jones, and wilfred owen, Robert Graves, Edmund Blunden, Fussell supplies contexts, Isaac Rosenberg, both actual and literary, for those writers who--with conspicuous imaginative and artistic meaning--most effectively memorialized World War I as an historical experience.
The Great War and Modern Memory #ad - Today, ushered in the modern era, literary, the war that changed a generation, and unapologetic account of the Great War, Fussell's landmark study remains as original and gripping as ever: a literate, and revolutionized how we see the world. This brilliant work illuminates the trauma and tragedy of modern warfare in fresh, revelatory ways.
For generations of readers, hard-minded research, huge ambition, this work has represented and embodied a model of accessible scholarship, and haunting detail. Restored and updated, this new edition includes an introduction by historian Jay Winter that takes into account the legacy and literary career of Paul Fussell, who died in May 2012.
. Winner of both the national book award and the national book critics circle Award and named by the Modern Library one of the twentieth century's 100 Best Non-Fiction Books, Paul Fussell's The Great War and Modern Memory was universally acclaimed on publication in 1970 .
Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology Oxford World's ClassicsOUP Oxford #ad - A general introduction charts the history of the war poets' reception and challenges prevailing myths about the war poets' progress from idealism to bitterness. This new anthology provides a definitive record of the achievements of the Great Warpoets. Music hall and trench songs provide a further lyrical perspective onthe War.
As well as offering generous selections from the celebrated soldier-poets, and Ivor Gurney, Rupert Brooke, Siegfried Sassoon, including Wilfred Owen, it also incorporates less well-known writing by civilian and women poets. The first world war produced an extraordinary flowering of poetic talent, poets whose words commemorate the conflict more personally and as enduringly as monuments in stone.
Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology Oxford World's Classics #ad - Its poetry survives because it continues to speak to and about us. Lines such as 'what passing-bells for these who die as cattle?' and 'They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old' have come to express the feelings of a nation about the horrors and aftermath of war. The work of each poet is prefaced with a biographical account that sets the poems in their historical context.
Although the war has now passed out of living memory, its haunting of our language and culture has not been exorcised.
Here, BulletAlice James Books #ad - Here, bullet is a must-read for anyone who cares about the war, regardless of political affiliation. Based on turner’s yearlong tour in iraq as an infantry team leader, unflinching description but, the poems offer gracefully rendered, remarkably, leave the reader to draw conclusions or moral lessons.
Adding his voice to the current debate about the us occupation of iraq, bruce weigl song of napalm and Alice James’ own Doug Anderson The Moon Reflected Fire, honesty, Iraqi war veteran Brian Turner writes power-fully affecting poetry of witness, Yusef Komunyakaa Dien Cai Dau, in poems written in the tradition of such poets as Wilfred Owen, exceptional for its beauty, and skill.
Trilogy: The Walls Do Not Fall / Tribute to the Angels / the Flowering of the Rod New Directions ClassicNew Directions #ad - The classic Trilogy by H. D. Hilda doolittle, including a large section of referential notes for readers and students, 1886-1961, compiled by Professor Aliki Barnstone. As civilian war poetry written under the shattering impact of World War II. Trilogy's three long poems rank with T. S. Eliot's "four quartets" and Ezra Pound's "Pisan Cantos.
The first book of the trilogy, maintains the hope that though "we have no map; / possibly we will reach haven, "The Walls Do Not Fall, " published in the midst of the "fifty thousand incidents" of the London blitz, / heaven. Tribute to angels" describes new life springing from the ruins, and finally, in "The Flowering of the Rod"—with its epigram ".
Trilogy: The Walls Do Not Fall / Tribute to the Angels / the Flowering of the Rod New Directions Classic #ad - . Pause to give/ thanks that we rise again from death and live. Faith in love and resurrection is realized in lyric and strongly Biblical imagery.
The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay Modern Library TorchbearersModern Library #ad - Most remembered for her passionate, millay explores love, death, lyrical voice and mastery of the sonnet form, and nature in her poetry while deftly employing allusions to the classical and the romantic. These are the poems that made Edna St. In 1917, renascence and other poems, she burst onto the New York literary scene with the publication of her first book of poetry, at the age of twenty, which is included in this volume.
Edited by millay biographer Nancy Milford, The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Saucy, her little verses sting the page, and defiant, insolent, flip, " writes Nancy Milford in the Introduction to The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent millay also includes the collections a few Figs from Thistles and Second April, as well as "The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver" and eight of Millay’s sonnets from the early twenties.
The Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay Modern Library Torchbearers #ad - Vincent millay’s reputation when she was young. As one of america’s most beloved poets–and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1923–Millay defined a generation with her intoxicating voice of liberation.
Selected PoemsNew Directions #ad - In addition to including many more pieces, Tomlinson has organized the whole in chronological order. It isn't what he the poet says that counts as a work of art, "it's what he makes, " Williams maintained, with such intensity of purpose that it lives with an intrinsic movement of its own to verify its authenticity.
". With the publication of this book, charles Tomlinson's edition of Williams's Selected Poems, New Directions has introduced a gathering larger and more comprehensive than the original 1963 edition. Opening with professor Tomlinson's superbly clear and helpful introduction this selection reflects the most up-to-date Williams scholarship.
Complete Poems Classic, 20th-Century, PenguinPenguin Classics #ad - The poems demonstrate moore’s wide range of interests, moving from witty images of animals, and social institutions, sporting events, to thoughtful meditations on human nature. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Teems with sharp observation, high satiric wit, profound moral insight, and all manner of aesthetic delight. The new york times book reviewa penguin classicthis definitive edition brings together all the works that Pulitzer Prize-winning Marianne Moore wished to preserve, covering more than sixty years of writing, and incorporating the final revisions she made to the texts.
Complete Poems Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin #ad - With more than 1, 700 titles, penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. In entertaining informative notes, Moore reveals the inspiration for complete poems and individual lines within them. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world.
World War One British Poets: Brooke, Owen, Sassoon, Rosenberg and OthersDover Publications #ad - Housman, robert Bridges, and Rudyard Kipling. Included among a wealth of memorable verses are rupert brooke's "The Soldier, " Wilfred Owen's "Anthem for Doomed Youth, " "In the Pink" by Siegfried Sassoon, "In Flanders Fields" by Lieut. E. Ironically, the failure of civilization, confronted their own morality, the death of dear friends, the loss of innocence, the horrors of World War One produced a splendid flowering of British verse as young poets, many of them combatants, and the madness of war itself.
This volume contains a rich selection of poems from that time by rupert Brooke, Thomas Hardy, Isaac Rosenberg, and others known especially for their war poetry — as well as poems by such major poets as Robert Graves, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, A. Mccrae, " thomas hardy's "in time of 'the breaking of nations, '" as well as works by Walter de la Mare, Robert Bridges' "To the United States of America, Ivor Gurney, May Wedderburn Cannan, Alice Meynell, and Edward Thomas.
World War One British Poets: Brooke, Owen, Sassoon, Rosenberg and Others #ad - Moving and powerful, this carefully chosen collection offers today's readers an excellent overview of the brutal range of verse produced as poets responded to the carnage on the fields of Belgium and France. Col.