One Great War recently read and reviewed The Winter of the World: The Definitive Collection of World War I Poetry by Dominic Hibberd and John Onions for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s an excerpt:
I am not much of a poetry reader, being quite finicky, but WWI occurred at the nexus of classicism and modernist poetry, and therefore melds a certain amount of structure, rhyme and meter with stripped-back language and an attempt at realism. Therefore, other than skipping some of the longer and more florid pieces, I found a lot in this book that I liked.
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