Anne Powell's A Deep Cry: Soldier-poets Killed on the Western Front PDF

By Anne Powell

The lives, deaths, poetry, diaries and extracts from letters of sixty-six soldier-poets are introduced jointly during this restricted version of Anne Powell’s specified anthology; a becoming commemoration for the centenary of the 1st international conflict. those poems will not be easily the works of famous names reminiscent of Wilfred Owen – even though they're represented – they've been painstakingly accumulated from a large number of resources, and the relative obscurity of a few of the voices makes the message all of the extra relocating. additionally, all yet 5 of those squaddies lie inside forty-five miles of Arras. Their deaths are defined the following in chronological order, with an account of every man’s final conflict. This in itself offers a revealing sluggish switch within the poetry from early naïve patriotism to depression in regards to the human race and the bitterness of ‘Dulce et Decorum Est’.

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