|LC Classifications||PR478.W65 K48 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 226 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||226|
|LC Control Number||88017265|
During the First World War and its immediate aftermath, hundreds of women wrote thousands of poems on multiple themes and for many different purposes. Women’s poetry was published, sold (sometimes to raise funds for charities as diverse as ‘Beef Tea for Troops’ or ‘The Blue Cross Fund for Warhorses’), read, preserved, awarded prizes and often critically acclaimed.5/5(1). Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. Women's Poetry of the First World War War Poetry: An Introductory Reader Simon Featherstone No preview available - Great to have a collection of First World War poetry by women. The poems cover the range of women's wartime experiences and their responses to them. Although, perhaps inevitably, there are few working-class authors, some poets, like Winifred Letts, give voice to ordinary women 4/5. – “For the Fallen”, Laurence Binyon. Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology edited by Tim Kendall is a collection of British poems on the First World War. Kendall is Head of English at the University of Exeter and former editor of /5.
These are the ones who usually show up in the high school and college English textbooks. But as Tim Kendall points out in “The Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology,” the number of poets involved was far greater than the handful represented in the texts. They came from the upper classes, middle class and working class/5(21). Poetry of the First World War An Anthology Edited by Tim Kendall Oxford World's Classics. A new anthology of First World War poetry that brings together the best poetry by soldiers, civilians, and women, with a fresh assessment of the work on the centenary of the Great War. Twelve Soldier Poets of the First World War. Author: Jon Stallworthy; Publisher: Hachette UK ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Leading poet and former professor of English Literature, Jon Stallworthy, tells the story of the lives and work of twelve major poets of the First World War and provides selections of their best work. 'It’s necessary to separate politics, even history, from the poetry. The work of the British First World War poets can be seen as one of the most powerful collective statements not just against what happened on the western front but against all war.' - Max Egremont, Some Desperate Glory. The Wound in Time. Carol Ann Duffy. It is the wound in Time.
The war, the story goes, was a masculine domain, and as women did not fight, it is also assumed that they were excluded from a war experience. This bibliography challenges that view by listing and annotating hundreds of published books, articles, memoirs, diaries and letters written by women during the First World War. During the First World War and its immediate aftermath, hundreds of women wrote thousands of poems on multiple themes and for many different purposes. Womens poetry was published, sold (sometimes to raise funds for charities as diverse as Beef Tea for Troops or The Blue Cross Fund for Warhorses), read, preserved, awarded prizes and often critically acclaimed.5/5(1). About the Author. George Walter is Lecturer in English at Sussex University. His research interests are 20th-century literature; madness and creativity; constructions of Englishness; the cultural impact of the First World War. He has edited editions of the poet Ivor Gurney's work for Everyman and Fyfield Books/5(69). I only know one collection of First World War poetry by women: The Scars upon my Heart. It was published, as long ago as , by Virago, edited by Catherine Reilly. The title comes from a poem by Vera Brittain called To My Brother. Your battle wounds .