The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry

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Jon Silkin
Penguin Books, 1996 - Poetry - 301 pages
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The recent PBS 8-part miniseries THE GREAT WAR sparked renewed interest in the First World War. More than photographs or eyewitness reports, the poetry written during the embedded the horror of the war in our consciousness. Now, supplemented with five new poems, the works of 38 British, European, and American writers collected here include some of the most outstanding and poignant poems of this century.

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As a behaviorist, I started this book with a bias. I had to read this for a History of Psychology class. Of all the people in the psychoanalysis club, Jung is the most digestable to me. Some of his ideas are very interesting and thought provoking if taken outside of the psychoanalytic context. Read full review

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Jon Silkin is Fellow of Poetry at the University of Leeds.

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