The New Oxford Book of War Poetry

Paperback | December 15, 2015

EditorJon Stallworthy

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There can be no area of human experience that has generated a wider range of powerful feelings than war. Jon Stallworthy's classic and celebrated anthology spans centuries of human experience of war, from Homer's Iliad, through the First and Second World Wars, the Vietnam War, and the warsfought since. This new edition, published to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, includes a new introduction additonal poems from David Harsent and Peter Wyton amongst others. The new selection provides improved coverage of the two World Wars and the Vietnam War, and newcoverage of the wars of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

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There can be no area of human experience that has generated a wider range of powerful feelings than war. Jon Stallworthy's classic and celebrated anthology spans centuries of human experience of war, from Homer's Iliad, through the First and Second World Wars, the Vietnam War, and the warsfought since. This new edition, published to ma...

Jon Stallworthy is a poet and Professor Emeritus of English Literature at Oxford University. He is also a Fellow of the British Academy. He is the author of many distinguished works of poetry, criticism, and translation. Among his books are critical studies of Yeats's poetry, and prize-winning biographies of Louis MacNiece and Wilfred ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:390 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.68 inPublished:December 15, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198704488

ISBN - 13:9780198704485

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"This is an anthology that works in a way that the work of no single poet could." --The Observer