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The Cambridge Companion to the Poetry of the First World War (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

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The poetry of the First World War remains a singularly popular and powerful body of work. This Companion brings together leading scholars in the field to re-examine First World War poetry in English at the start of the centennial commemoration of the war. It offers historical and critical contexts; fresh readings of the important soldier-poets; investigations of the war ...more
Paperback, 346 pages
Published February 9th 2015 by Cambridge University Press (first published October 31st 2013)
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Chaimpesach
The book seems fine for what it is, but I found it too academic, and I do not mean that in a good way. It is still a great overview of the war poets' biographies and contributions, but otherwise I found it lacking.

Full disclosure: I did not read the whole book. I will not give it a star rating as it would be unfair to judge the book as a cohesive piece.
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