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101 Poems Against War

101 Poems Against War

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Published by Faber and Faber in London, England .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination147p.
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24366059M
ISBN 100571220347

  The next edition in the Knickerbocker Classic series is The Complete Tales & Poems of Edgar Allan Poe, featuring works from the famous gothic American writer. His works span the years from to his death in His often macabre and dark works included “The Raven,” “The Black Cat,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “Annabelle Lee.”Brand: Race Point Publishing. Which poets wrote the best poems about Peace and/or the best Anti-War poems? War's Arms are the armaments of death, while Peace's Arms are the arms of reconciliation and consolation. The purpose of this page is to celebrate and explore the humanity of man, as envisioned in worldwide, world-encompassing poetry, literature and art.


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An amazing collection of poems against the war. Some poems are translated into English from German, Czech, Polish, Hebrew and Arabic.

They all show how war is dirty, how the soldier is a pawn in the hands of the generals and politics. One of my favorite poems that I read is titled Penelope by Dorothy Parker In the pathway of the sun,4/5.

Get this from a library. poems against war. [Matthew Hollis; Paul Keegan;] -- "This extraordinary anthology gathers together the most startling poems against war ever written: from an infamous last stand in Ancient Greece to the chemical warfare of the present day Gulf"--Page.

Featuring many of our most treasured poets - Wilfred Owen, Philip Larkin, Stevie Smith and Emily Dickinson among them - " Poems Against War" selects too from the poems being written across the barricades: the enemy soldier, a German widow, a young Vietnamese boy, and by contemporary Arabic poets/5(6).

Poems Against War by Matthew Hollis,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(74). Buy Poems Against War Main by Hollis, Matthew, Keegan, Paul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). From the earliest times poets have spoken out against the horrors of war - many dying on the battlefields on which they extraordinary anthology gathers together the most startling poems against war ever written - from an infamous last stand in Ancient Greece to the chemical warfare of the present day Gulf.

Featuring many of our most treasured poets - Wilfred Owen, Philip Larkin Pages:   Poems Against War edited by Paul Keegan and Matthew Hollis pp, Faber, £ "O my God, this War on Terrorism is gonna rule!" one character tells.

Poets Against the War is a collective of poets writing about peace from around the world. Todd Swift had the idea and acted fast: within a week, the first edition was up on [web-address]. French, German and Portuguese- speaking editors took up the challenge and collected poems against the war within the next several weeks.5/5(1).

The poems on the Poets Against the War web site were archived in The movement inspired the documentary film Voices in Wartime, and then the Voices Education Project, with its mission to amplify the voices of veterans and civilian witnesses to war, in order to heal the wounds of war and lay the basis for a more peaceful world.

Featuring many of our most treasured poets - Wilfred Owen, Philip Larkin, Stevie Smith and Emily Dickinson among them - Poems Against War selects too from the poems being written across the barricades: the enemy soldier, a German widow, a young Vietnamese boy, and by the Arabic poets of the men who held their dying friends to the.

From reviews of Poems Against War ‘ Poems Against War is timely. Though published before the Iraq War, its resonances are compelling The experience of war is everywhere in the Faber anthology.’ Irish Times ‘In a literary response to the groundswell of public opinion against war in Iraq this latest moving anthology will.

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the war poets are no longer simply being held to account for their part in creating the mythology of the First World War: they have themselves now become part of that mythology.

This is new. The war against the war poets during has largely been conducted in the Press. In March Jeremy Paxman was reported in the Times as saying thatFile Size: KB.Far from viewing War Poetry as a kind of writing whose extreme subject matter separates it from comparison with other pieces, we will read and write in response to particular war poems in order to ask questions of speaker, audience, representation, and purpose that are at the heart of all writing.World War I reference site maintained by the Great War Society.

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