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The war poets : 1914-18 : the secrets of poems from the Great War

Author: Stephen Wade
Publisher: Taunton : Studymates, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There is a profound sense of discovery for each generation which comes to read the work of the War Poets. The reader has to comprehend the sheer enormity and loss of life in a theater of war that was at once hellish and yet paradoxically a cause of massive social change. In this Studymate the reader is shown how to consider the writing of war and conflict in general and then to understand the historical context.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Wade
ISBN: 184285030X 9781842850305
OCLC Number: 59288288
Description: 128 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The poetry of war --
Witness and response --
How to read a war poem --
Language and style --
Wilfred Owen --
Siegfried Sassoon --
Edward Thomas and Isaac Rosenberg --
Textual studies and examination questions --
Some broader perspectives --
Your resources.
Responsibility: Stephen Wade.

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There is a profound sense of discovery for each generation that comes to read the work of the war poets. This book shows how to consider the writing of war and conflict in general and then to  Read more...

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'Ideal for the GCSE War Poets requirements' James Craig

 
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