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Perspectives on World War I Poetry - Robert C. Evans

Perspectives on World War I Poetry


Published: 13th March 2014
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Introducing students to the full range of critical approachesto the poetry of the period, Perspectives on World War I Poetry is an authoritative and accessible guide to the extraordinary variety of international poetic responses to the Great War of 1914-18. Each chapter covers one or more major poets, and guides the reader through close readings of poems from a full range of theoretical perspectives, including: * Classical * Formalist * Psychoanalytic * Marxist * Structuralist * Reader-response * New Historicist * Feminist Including the full text of each poem discussed and poetry from British, North American and Commonwealth writers, the book explores the work of such poets as: Thomas Hardy, A.E. Housman, Alys Fane Trotter, Eva Dobell, Charlotte Mew, John McCrae, Edward Thomas, Eleanor Farjeon, Margaret Sackville, Sara Teasdale, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke, Teresa Hooley, Isaac Rosenberg, Leon Gellert, Marian Allen, Vera Brittain, Margaret Postgate Cole, Wilfred Owen, E.E. Cummings and David Jones.

Introduction1.Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) and A.E. Housman(1859-1936)2.Alys Fane Trotter (1863-1961) and EvaDobell (1867-1973)3.Charlotte Mew (1869-1928) and John McCrae(1872-1918)4.Edward Thomas (1878-1917) and EleanorFarjeon (1881-1965)5.Margaret Sackville (1881-1963) and SaraTeasdale (1884-1933)6.Siegfried Sassoon7.Rupert Brooke (1887-1915) and Teresa Hooley(1888-1973)8.Isaac Rosenberg (1890-1918) and LeonGellert (1892-1977)9.Marian Allen (1892-1953), Vera Brittain(1893-1970), and Margaret Postgate Cole (1893-1980)10.Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)11.E. E. Cummings (1894-1962) and David Jones(1895-1974)Afterword:Critical PluralismNotesBibliographyGlossary of MajorWWI PoetsIndex

ISBN: 9781472510211
ISBN-10: 1472510216
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 13th March 2014
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1