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Poems of the Great War: Published on Behalf of the Prince of Wales's National Relief Fund (1914)
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature. Kessinger ...more
Hardcover, 50 pages
Published May 22nd 2010 by Kessinger Publishing
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Oh dear. There are various kinds of poems about the Great War, and this book--in its defense, they are poems written by people who couldn't serve in the war, and were written at the beginning of the war. But the poems are largely propaganda of the crassest, most sentimental sort, in which "with a noble faith, a conscience high, and pure and proud as heaven" England sends its warrior sons off to fight the brazen tyrants...and any student of World War I knows how senseless the conflict is, and how ...more