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Rudyard Kipling’s Dress Parade

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/9780199562022.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the war poetry of Rudyard Kipling. Hardy's Boer War poetry shows little interest in soldiers until they die. It says nothing about soldiers' experiences in battle, their daily ... 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


Ivor Gurney's Memory

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/9780199562022.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter explores the war poetry of Ivor Gurney. Gurney's memory is separated from himself, potentially with its own disruptive volition. He identifies with Hamlet's predicament, and his letters ... More


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