Survivors' Songs: From Maldon to the Somme
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Survivors' Songs: From Maldon to the Somme

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From Homer to Heaney, the voices of men and women have seldom been more piercing, more poignant, than in time of conflict. For fifty years, Jon Stallworthy has been attuned to such voices. In Survivors' Songs he explores a series of poetic encounters with war, with essays on Rupert Brooke, Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, and others. Beautifully written, this moving book s...more
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press
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