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The majority of recent books published on the War Poets tend to focus on their lives during and immediately after the conflict. The book This enterprising and thoroughly engrossing account, named after the poem by Wilfred Owen, takes a different approach in that it spans a full fifty years ... Read review
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Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War - Harry Ricketts

Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War - Harry Ricketts

Strange Meetings Provides an account of the War Poets of 1914-1918, demonstrating how the ... more

whole notion of what poetry should be 'about'
became fractured and changed for ever by the
terrible experiences of the war. Full description

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Strange Meetings: The Lives of the Poets of the Great War - Harry Ricketts

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AdvantagesVery good on the lives of the poets, during and after the conflict

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"The majority of recent books published on the War Poets tend to focus on their lives during and immediately after the conflict. ==The book== This enterprising and thoroughly engrossing account, named after the poem by Wilfred Owen, takes a different approach in that it spans a full fifty years or more. It begins with the first meeting of Siegfried Sassoon and Rupert Brooke at one of Eddie Marsh’s breakfasts in London in July 1914. Marsh was a tireless ..." Read review
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Publisher CCV
Author Harry Ricketts
Title Strange Meetings
EAN 9780701172718
ISBN 0701172711

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