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British poets, 1914-1945

British poets, 1914-1945

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English poetry -- 20th century -- Dictionaries,
  • English poetry -- 20th century -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries,
  • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Donald E. Stanford.
    SeriesDictionary of literary biography ;, v. 20
    ContributionsStanford, Donald E., 1913-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR610 .B7 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 431 p. :
    Number of Pages431
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3163845M
    ISBN 100810317028
    LC Control Number83005718

    In contrast to the other two reviewers, I find the organization and format of this anthology to be quite sensible: 5 clearly identifiable thematic sections, brief biographies of all the poets in the anthology, with the poems in the anthology clearly listed by name as well as the original source from which the poem was drawn, and a combined index of poems by first line and title/5(63). Daughter of British poet laureate Robert Bridges, Elizabeth Daryush had a privileged upbringing in Victorian and Edwardian England. Although she followed her father's lead not only in choosing poetry as her life's work but also in the traditional style of poetry she chose to write, the themes of her work are often critical of the upper classes and the social injustice their privilege levied upon others.

    Great deals on Poetry Books Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at Fast & Free shipping on many items!   They're Britain's best new poets, chosen by a panel of judges for the verve of their verse. Here Simon Armitage, a former carrier of the flame, hails the next generation.

    The Modern Period ( CE) In Britain, modernist writers include W. B. Yeats, Seamus Heaney, Dylan Thomas, W. H. Auden, Virginia Woolf, and Wilfred Owen. In America, the modernist period includes Robert Frost and Flannery O'Connor as well as the famous writers of The Lost Generation (also called the writers of The Jazz Age, Author: Claudia Conklin. Siegfried Sassoon is best remembered for his angry and compassionate poems about World War I, which brought him public and critical acclaim. Avoiding the sentimentality and jingoism of many war poets, Sassoon wrote of the horror and brutality of trench warfare and contemptuously satirized generals, politicians, and churchmen for their incompetence and blind support of the war.


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Most of the poets of the period are individualists, some to the point of being called eccentrics-their work is represented in this DLB volume. 41 entries include: W. Auden, John Betjeman, Elizabeth Daryush, C. Day Lewis, Roy Fuller, W. Graham, Robert Graves, Wilfred Owen, Ruth Pitter, Isaac Rosenberg, Siegfried Sassoon, Dylan Thomas and Vernon : Hardcover.

Chief Modern Poets of England and America, Volume 1, the British Poets by Gerald DedWitt Sanders, John Herbert Nelson, et al. | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1. World War One British Poets: Brooke, Owen, Sassoon, Rosenberg and Others (Unabridged) 1st Edition. World War One British Poets: Brooke, Owen, Sassoon, Rosenberg and Others (Unabridged) 1st Edition.

by Candace Ward (Editor) out of 5 stars 55 ratings. ISBN /5(70). World War One British Poets is exactly what it says on the tin: a collection of poems written by British poets during World War One.

I've sort of on and off been studying World War One in my own time, and this was part of that, examining the literary output of that generation in light of what they'd experienced.4/5. Pages in category "British poets" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total.

This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more). The Library Edition of the British Poets was the title given to a volume edition of the works of British poets, published between and by James Nichol of Edinburgh, edited, with lives of the authors, critical dissertations and explanatory notes, by the Rev.

George the poets included were dead by the date of publication, and nearly all were born before On the Writing of the Insane: With Illustrations by Poets, British and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at His first book, Poems Descriptive Of Rural Life And Scenery, was published by Keats's publisher in and the book was an instant success.

In a preface he was described as a peasant poet Author: Tom Paulin. A List of Famous English Poets includes Poems and Biographical information of the most Famous English Poets.

Read and Enjoy Poetry by English Poets. See also: Poets by Nationality | Contemporary English Poets | English Women Poets English Poets Born: Before | | | | | | After A History of British Poetry.

Book January In fact, by accessing digital images of the pages of these books through EEBO’s Text Creation Partnership, I didn’t even have to rely on. Most of the poets of the period are individualists, some to the point of being called eccentrics-their work is represented in this DLB volume entries include: W.

Auden, John Betjeman, Elizabeth Daryush, C. Day Lewis, Roy Fuller, W. Graham, Robert Graves, Wilfred Owen, Ruth Pitter, Isaac Rosenberg, Siegfried Sassoon, Dylan Thomas and Vernon Watkins. Get this from a library. British poets, [Donald E Stanford;].

War, women, and poetry, British and German writers and activists - Joan Montgomery Byles - Google Books. The focus of this book is on women's literature and women's experience in World Wars I and II, analyzing the impact of war on women's lives and how women writers (both poets and prose writers) represented these issues in their writing.

Literary modernism has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North Sudamerica. Modernism is characterized by a self-conscious break with traditional styles of poetry and verse. Modernists experimented with literary form and expression, adhering to Ezra Pound's maxim to "Make it new".

The modernist literary movement was driven by a conscious desire to. Often regarded as the ‘transitional’ figure between the early and later soldier-poets, Sorley, like his poem, was unusual for the time. Yet, the poem provides one of the earliest examples of what we now regard as the classic features of First World War poetry: the lyric testimony of the broken body – mouth, eyes, the ‘gashed’ head – set against the abstract rhetoric of honour; the.

Some of the famous poets from Britain are Robert Adamson, Mark Akenside, William Cowper and Richard Arlington. William Cowper alone has penned around 89 poems, such as ‘Abuse of the Gospel’, ‘Exhortation to Prayer’, ‘For the Poor’, and ‘God Moves in a Mysterious Way’.

MEG-1 British Poetry. CONTENTS COVERED Block- 1 Orientation For the Study of Poetry & The Medieval Poet Chaucer. Unit-1 From the Evaluation of Portraits towards the Explication of Poems Unit-2 A Prelude to the Study of Poetry Unit-3 The Age of Chaucer Unit-4 Chaucer’s Poetry: A General survey Unit-5 The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales.

Get this from a library. British poets, [Donald E Stanford; Gale Research Inc.;] -- Examines the heterogeneous and eclectic work of British poets between the world wars. WAR, WOMEN AND POETRY, is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in the history of the two world wars, in the intertextuality of poetry from opposing sides in war, in women's history, in peace studies, in poetry itself.

It would be an excellent addition to 5/5(1). Wilfred Edward Salter Owen, MC (18 March – 4 November ) was an English poet and soldier. He was one of the leading poets of the First World war poetry on the horrors of trenches and gas warfare was heavily influenced by his mentor Siegfried Sassoon, and stood in stark contrast both to the public perception of war at the time and to the confidently patriotic verse written by Cause of death: Killed in action.

The earliest known English poem is a hymn on the creation; Bede attributes this to Cædmon (fl. –), who was, according to legend, an illiterate herdsman who produced extemporaneous poetry at a monastery at Whitby. This is generally taken as marking the beginning of Anglo-Saxon poetry.

Much of the poetry of the period is difficult to date, or even to arrange chronologically; for. Until I picked up this slim book of poems of British World War I poets, that is. After a few pages of some of the excellent poetry in this book, the pulse quickened, the lights came on, and poetry suddenly seemed War I () is pretty much a forgotten war today/5(5).The Mentor Book of Major British Poets book.

Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. From blake to wordsworth to robert browning a /5.