Second World War Poems

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ISBN 9780571212200 Format Hardback
9780571212200
Paperback
Published 04/11/2004 Length 384 pages
384

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Second War World Poems is a powerful anthology of poetry from the 1939-45 conflict. It includes verse written by servicemen who participated in the War - Keith Douglas, Alun Lewis, Randall Jarrell - as well as by survivors of the concentration camps like Primo Levi and Paul Celan. It also includes poetry by civilians in London, Warsaw, Moscow and New York, and by writers dealing with the terrifying legacy of the conflict and its aftermath.
Second War World Poems is a powerful anthology of poetry from the 1939-45 conflict. It includes verse written by servicemen who participated in the War - Keith Douglas, Alun Lewis, Randall Jarrell - as well as by survivors of the concentration camps like Primo Levi and Paul Celan. It also includes poetry by civilians in London, Warsaw, Moscow and New York, and by writers dealing with the terrifying legacy of the conflict and its aftermath.
  • Edited By: Hugh Haughton

    Hugh Haughton is Professor of English at the University of York, author of The Poetry of Derek Mahon (2007) and editor of Poetry of the Second World War (2004). He is the co-editor (with Valerie Eliot) of The Letters of T. S. Eliot (2009).

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