Articles of War

Articles of War

A Collection of American Poetry About World War II

Book - 1990
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Unlike the often patriotic, romantic poetry of the First World War, the poetry of WWII draws heavily on themes of irony,guilt, horror, black comedy, and boredom. This anthology of about 120 poems by 53 poets, including Auden, Cummings, Jarrell, Hugo and Shapiro, spans 50 years of poetic responses to the war, ranging from those who wrote before the war to poets who know of the war only through the memories of their relatives. Paper edition (unseen), $12.95. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 1990
ISBN: 9781557281487
Branch Call Number: 811.5408 ART
Characteristics: xxix, 229 p
Additional Contributors: Stokesbury, Leon 1945-


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