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By Anne Powell

ISBN-10: 0750956682

ISBN-13: 9780750956680

The lives, deaths, poetry, diaries and extracts from letters of sixty-six soldier-poets are introduced jointly during this restricted variation of Anne Powell’s targeted anthology; a becoming commemoration for the centenary of the 1st global struggle. those poems aren't easily the works of famous names comparable to Wilfred Owen – even though they're represented – they've been painstakingly accrued from a mess of resources, and the relative obscurity of a few of the voices makes the message the entire extra relocating. furthermore, all yet 5 of those squaddies lie inside forty-five miles of Arras. Their deaths are defined the following in chronological order, with an account of every man’s final conflict. This in itself presents a revealing sluggish switch within the poetry from early naïve patriotism to melancholy in regards to the human race and the bitterness of ‘Dulce et Decorum Est’.

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