A Deep Cry: Soldier-poets Killed on the Western Front by Anne Powell

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 certain anthology; a becoming commemoration for the centenary of the 1st global struggle. those poems should not easily the works of recognized names corresponding to Wilfred Owen – although they're represented – they've been painstakingly amassed from a large number of assets, and the relative obscurity of a few of the voices makes the message all of the extra relocating. in addition, all yet 5 of those infantrymen lie inside forty-five miles of Arras. Their deaths are defined right here in chronological order, with an account of every man’s final conflict. This in itself offers a revealing sluggish swap within the poetry from early naïve patriotism to depression concerning the human race and the bitterness of ‘Dulce et Decorum Est’.

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