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A Way of Happening: Auden’s American Presence

Aidan Wasley

in The Age of Auden: Postwar Poetry and the American Scene

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691136790
eISBN:
9781400836352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691136790.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that Auden's extensive and largely unexplored impact on the post-war generation of American poets helped not only to define the terms by which these younger poets framed their own ... More


Modern English War Poetry

Tim Kendall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book offers the fullest account to date of a tradition of modern English war poetry. Stretching from the Boer War to the present day, it focuses on many of the 20th-century's finest poets — ... More


From the Panorama of Battle to the Labyrinth of Total War: British War Culture, 1914–1929

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Contrasting the fractured point of view of combatant writers like Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, and Ford Madox Ford to the heroic prospects projected by official War Artists like ... More


Introduction

Tim Kendall

in Modern English War Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter raises questions which are to be addressed later in the study, to do with changing attitudes to war during the 20th century, the relationship between war poetry and ... More


The Few to Profit: Poets Against War

Tim Kendall

in Modern English War Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores anti-war poetry. War sells poetry so effectively that very few, if any, of the new poems represented in anti-war anthologies would under different circumstances have reached a ... More


Introduction

Patrick Deer

in Culture in Camouflage: War, Empire, and Modern British Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199239887
eISBN:
9780191716782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239887.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The Introduction explores and defines the genealogy of modern war culture. It argues that during Great War the strategists struggled to regain their oversight over the battlefield and the minds and ... More


British Poetry and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: Visions of Conflict

Simon Bainbridge

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198187585
eISBN:
9780191718922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187585.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book argues that poetry played a major role in the mediation of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars to the British public, and that the wars had a significant impact on poetic practices and ... More


Wilfred Owen's Concern

Tim Kendall

in Modern English War Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the war poetry of Wilfred Owen. Soldier-poet anthologies published during the First World War confirm that ‘urgency of concern’ does not often ‘produce irreplaceable poems’, and ... More


Fighting Back Over the Same Ground: Ted Hughes and War

Tim Kendall

in Modern English War Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the war poetry of Ted Hughes. War is the abiding concern of Hughes's poetry. As a teenager beginning to write in the early 1940s, he viewed contemporary conflict through the ... More


W. H. Auden's Journeys to War

Tim Kendall

in Modern English War Poetry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199562022
eISBN:
9780191707636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562022.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the war poetry of W. H. Auden. Much of Auden's poetry of the late 1930s is defined by journeys to and from war. Although his decision to stay in New York after the outbreak of ... More


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