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Poets of the 1939-1945 War.

R. N. Currey

Poets of the 1939-1945 War.

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Published by Longmans, Green for the British Council and the National Book League in London .
Written in English


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SeriesWriters and their work -- no.127
ContributionsBritish Council., National Book League.
The Physical Object
Pagination48p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16551828M

The reputation of Vera Mary Brittain, named a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in , centers on her achievements as an influential British feminist and pacifist and on her famous memoir of World War I, Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years ­– That work has never been out of print since first published in , and its influence has been . Poets of World War II (Book): Acclaimed poet and World War II veteran Shapiro's pathbreaking gathering of work by more than 60 poets of the war years includes Randall Jarrell, Anthony Hecht, George Oppen, Richard Eberhart, William Bronk, and Woody Guthrie.


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