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In Parenthesis
     

In Parenthesis

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by Jones
 

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"This writing has to do with some things I saw, felt, and was part of": With quiet modesty, David Jones introduces one of the grandest imaginative efforts to grapple with World War I. Fusing poetry and prose, gutter-speech and high music, Jones creates a panoramic picture of a hellish world of interminable waiting and unforeseen death, while remaining alert to the

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"This writing has to do with some things I saw, felt, and was part of": With quiet modesty, David Jones introduces one of the grandest imaginative efforts to grapple with World War I. Fusing poetry and prose, gutter-speech and high music, Jones creates a panoramic picture of a hellish world of interminable waiting and unforeseen death, while remaining alert to the humanity that lights up even the wasteland of war. In Parenthesis, his Anathemata is considered one of the major works of twentieth-century poetry.

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ISBN-13:
9780571056613
Publisher:
Faber and Faber
Publication date:
01/01/1975
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.71(d)

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In Parenthesis 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Worthy of Ulysses, The Waste Land, and The Cantos says T.S. Eliot.