READ BOOK Anthem for Doomed Youth Soldier Poets of the First World War AUTHOR Jon Stallworthy – shelving–for–books.co.uk
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moving book about some of the poets of WW1 For each book about some of the soldier poets of WW1 For each Leading poet and former professor of English Literature Jon Stallworthy tells the story of the lives and work of twelve major poets of the First World War and provides selections of their best work The First World War began with flag waving parades and poets inspired by abstract ideals In part this reflected the national mood but it revealed an almost universal.