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Modern English war poetry [electronic resource] / Tim Kendall.

Author/Creator:
Kendall, Tim, 1970-
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (285 p.)
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Subjects:
War poetry, English -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Modern English War Poetry ranges widely across the twentieth century, incorporating detailed discussions of some of the most important poets of the period. It emphasizes the influence of war and war poetry even on those poets usually considered in other contexts, such as Ted Hughes and Geoffrey Hill. - ;Tim Kendall's study offers the fullest account to date of a tradition of modern English war poetry. Stretching from the Boer War to the present day, it focuses on many of the twentieth-century's finest poets - combatants and non-combatants alike - and considers how they address the ethical chal
Contents:
Thomas Hardy's witness
Rudyard Kipling's dress parade
Wilfred Owen's concern
In pursuit of spring : Edward Thomas and Charlotte Mew
Ivor Gurney's memory
W.H. Auden's journeys to war
Sky-conscious : poetry of the Blitz
The vision of Keith Douglas
Self-elegy : Keith Douglas and Sidney Keyes
Fighting back over the same ground : Ted Hughes and war
Geoffrey Hill's debts
The few to profit : poets against war.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-267) and index.
ISBN:
1-281-16470-4
9786611164706
0-19-153491-9
1-4356-0718-X
OCLC:
609831694