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Blunden, Edmund 1896-1974

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Works: 1,020 works in 3,190 publications in 4 languages and 38,359 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Biography  Biographies  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Personal narratives  Records and correspondence  Bio-bibliography  History  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Signer, Author of introduction, Librettist, Performer, Other, Contributor, Collaborator, Compiler, Lyricist, ed, Honoree, Translator, Adapter
Classifications: PR6003.L8, 821.912
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Most widely held works by Edmund Blunden
Collected poems by Wilfred Owen( Book )
65 editions published between 1963 and 1977 in English and held by 1,973 libraries worldwide
Introduced by a discussion of Owen's poetry and early life, this edition includes youthful and minor verses and the war poems based on manuscripts in the British Museum
Shelley, a life story by Edmund Blunden( Book )
54 editions published between 1930 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
Thomas Hardy by Edmund Blunden( Book )
69 editions published between 1941 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,320 libraries worldwide
War poets, 1914-1918 by Edmund Blunden( Book )
46 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
Undertones of war by Edmund Blunden( Book )
105 editions published between 1928 and 2015 in English and Japanese and held by 976 libraries worldwide
In Undertones of War, one of the finest autobiographies to come out of World War I, the acclaimed poet Edmund Blunden records his devastating experiences in combat. After enlisting at the age of twenty, he took part in the disastrous battles at the Somme, Ypres, and Passchendaele, describing them as "murder, not only to the troops but to their singing faiths and hopes." All the horrors of trench warfare, all the absurdity and feeble attempts to make sense of the fighting, all the strangeness of observing war as a writer-- of being simultaneously soldier and poet-- pervade Blunden's memoir. In steely-eyed prose as richly allusive as any poetry, he tells of the endurance and despair found among the men of his battalion, including the harrowing acts of bravery that won him the Military Cross
Nature in English literature by Edmund Blunden( Book )
38 editions published between 1929 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 883 libraries worldwide
The poems of Wilfred Owen by Wilfred Owen( Book )
89 editions published between 1931 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 861 libraries worldwide
This volume contains all of Owen''s best known work, only four of which were published in his lifetime. His war poems were based on his acute observations of the soldiers with whom he served on the Western front, and reflect the horror and waste of World War One
Votive tablets; studies chiefly appreciative of English authors and books by Edmund Blunden( Book )
29 editions published between 1929 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 libraries worldwide
Edmund Blunden: a selection of his poetry and prose by Edmund Blunden( Book )
21 editions published between 1950 and 1990 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
Leigh Hunt; a biography by Edmund Blunden( Book )
24 editions published between 1930 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 542 libraries worldwide
The mind's eye; essays by Edmund Blunden( Book )
24 editions published between 1934 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Coleridge : studies by several hands on the hundredth anniversary of his death by Edmund Blunden( Book )
35 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 libraries worldwide
On the poems of Henry Vaughan; characteristics and intimations by Edmund Blunden( Book )
35 editions published between 1927 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Wayside poems of the early eighteenth century by Edmund Blunden( Book )
7 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
The poems of Edmund Blunden, 1914-30 by Edmund Blunden( Book )
15 editions published between 1930 and 1932 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Selected poems by Edmund Blunden( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2001 in English and held by 249 libraries worldwide
Selected poems of Tennyson by Alfred Tennyson Tennyson( Book )
17 editions published between 1960 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Edmund Blunden's Undertones of war by Edmund Blunden( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
"Edmund Blunden (1896-1974) was one of the youngest of the war poets, enlisting straight from school to find himself in some of the Western Front's most notorious hot-spots. His prose memoir, written in a rich, allusive vein, full of anecdote and human interest, is unique for its quiet authority and for the potency of its dream-like narrative. Once we accept the archaic conventions and catch the tone -- which can be by turns horrifying or hilarious -- Undertones of War gradually reveals itself as a masterpiece. It is clear why it has remained in print since it first appeared in 1928. This new edition not only offers the original unrevised version of the prose narrative, written at white heat when Blunden was teaching in Japan and had no access to his notes, but provides a great deal of supplementary material never before gathered together. Blunden's 'Preliminary' expresses the lifelong compulsion he felt 'to go over the ground again' and for half a century he prepared new prefaces, added annotations. All those prefaces and a wide selection of his commentaries are included here-marginalia from friends' first editions, remarks in letters, extracts from later essays, and a substantial part of his war diary. John Greening has provided a scholarly introduction discussing the bibliographical and historical background, and brings his poet's eye to a much expanded (and more representative) selection of Blunden's war poetry. For the first time we can see the poet Blunden as the major figure he was. Blunden had always hoped for a properly illustrated edition of the work, and kept a folder full of possible pictures. The editor, with the Blunden family's help, has selected some of the best of them to include in this new edition."--Jacket
Fall in, ghosts : selected war prose by Edmund Blunden( Book )
7 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Edmund Blunden (1896-1974) moved among the ghosts of the Great War every day of his long life, having survived the battles of Ypres and the Somme. His classic prose memoir, Undertones of War, and his early edition of Wilfred Owen's poems were just two examples of the ways in which he sought to convey his war experience, and to keep faith with his comrades in arms. His poetry is suffused by this experience, and he was haunted by it throughout his writing life, as the men with whom he had served gradually joined the ranks of the departed. This selection of Blunden's prose about the First World War
 
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Alternative Names
Blunden, E. 1896-1974
Blunden, E. C.
Blunden, E. C. 1896-1974
Blunden, E. C. (Edmund Charles)
Blunden, E. C. (Edmund Charles), 1896-1974
Blunden, E. Ch.
Blunden Edmond 1896-1974
Blunden Edmund
Blunden, Edmund 1896-1974
Blunden, Edmund C. 1896-1974
Blunden Edmund Charles
Blunden Edmund Charles 1896-1974
Blunden Edmundo
Edmund Blunden britisk poet
Edmund Blunden Brits dichter (1896-1974)
Edmund Blunden brittisk poet
Edmund Blunden englischer Dichter
エドマンド・ブランデン
ブランデン, E.
ブランデン, エドマンド
埃德蒙·布伦登 英国诗人、作家与文学批评家
Languages
English (773)
German (4)
Japanese (1)
Italian (1)
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