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Cambridge Poets of the Great War: An Anthology
     

Cambridge Poets of the Great War: An Anthology

by MICHAEL COPP (Editor)
 

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This anthology contains 155 poems by forty-nine poets, all of whom have connections with Cambridge University. The poems have been selected to represent a comprehensive range of responses: patriotic, protest, satirical, realistic, elegiac, pastoral, and homoerotic. The introduction provides analytical notes on all the poems. Three appendixes discuss Charles

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This anthology contains 155 poems by forty-nine poets, all of whom have connections with Cambridge University. The poems have been selected to represent a comprehensive range of responses: patriotic, protest, satirical, realistic, elegiac, pastoral, and homoerotic. The introduction provides analytical notes on all the poems. Three appendixes discuss Charles Sorley’s comments on Rupert Brooke, Siegfried Sassoon’s statement of protest, and A. E. Tomlinson’s scathing attack on Brooke. Biographical information on the poets is also included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611472042
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

Michael Copp was educated at the Universities of London, Leicester, and Cambridge. During his period of National Army Service he served in Intelligence as a Russian translator. After early retirement from teaching modern languages in secondary education he became involved in adult education, working for many years as a tutor for the Board of Continuing Education at Cambridge University, where he taught courses on the literary and artistic repsonse to war in the twentieth century. His most recent books are An Imagist at War: The Complete War Poems of Richard Aldington (FDUP, 2002), and Richard Aldington: The Selected War Poems (2005). He is currently engaged on editing the letters of Richard Aldington and F.S. Flint.

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