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First World War Poems from the Front
By Paul O'Prey (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Imperial War Museum
Publication date September 15, 2014
Pages 176
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781904897880
ISBN-10 1904897886
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.70 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $20.00
Other format details university press
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From “How to Die,” by Siegfried Sassoon
 
Dark clouds are smouldering into red
While down the craters morning burns.
The dying soldier shifts his head
To watch the glory that returns;
He lifts his fingers toward the skies
Where holy brightness breaks in flame;
Radiance reflected in his eyes,
And on his lips a whispered name.

 
The poems in this anthology—all written by poets who served on the front line—draw readers into the horrors of life in the trenches, documenting events as they unfolded in excruciating detail and creating a body of work so vivid that it continues to haunt us one hundred years later.

With First World War Poems from the Front, Paul O’Prey offers an in-depth exploration of the Great War poets, including powerful poems by Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, and Julian Grenfell, as well as two World War I nurses: Vera Brittain and Mary Borden. The poems are accompanied by a brief and accessible introduction and short biographical profiles that set them in context for readers new to the works.


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from Imperial War Museum (September 15, 2014)
9781904897880 | details & prices | 176 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $20.00
About: From “How to Die,” by Siegfried Sassoon  Dark clouds are smouldering into red While down the craters morning burns.
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With Rachel Billington | from Macmillan Pub Ltd (October 1, 1994); titled "Beautiful/All Things Nice"
9780330333832 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $12.99
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