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On the trail of the poets of the great war : Robert Graves & Siegfried Sassoon / Helen McPhail and Philip Guest.

Author/Creator:
McPhail, Helen, author.
Publication:
South Yorkshire, England : Leo Cooper, 2001.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (193 p.)
Series:
Battleground Europe.
Battleground Europe Series
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Subjects:
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Literature and the war.
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Soldiers -- Poetry.
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
The war memoirs of these two officers with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers have never been out of print since their first publication. Both men won instant and enduring fame with these very different narratives, which made them two of the most influential participants in shaping later attitudes to the war. Graves gave offence in many quarters with his factual inaccuracies and/or slurs on various units of the British Army. Sassoon's nostalgic evocation of his cricketing and fox-hunting background contrast with the detailed narrative of personalities and life in the Battle of the Somme and the Battle
Contents:
""Cover ""; ""Title ""; ""Copyright ""; ""CONTENTS""; ""Introduction""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Chapter 1 The Royal Welch Fusiliers""; ""Chapter 2 Two New Officers""; ""Chapter 3 Life with the RWF""; ""Chapter 4 The Battle of the Somme""; ""Chapter 5 The Somme Continues""; ""Chapter 6 1917""; ""Chapter 7 A Meeting of Minds""; ""Chapter 8 Back to the Western Front""; ""Chapter 9 Armistice and Aftermath""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Guest, Philip, author.
ISBN:
1-4738-1471-5
1-78383-539-7
OCLC:
881887688