Poems and Poets of the First World War
Robert Laurence Binyon
- For the Fallen (1914)
William Noel Hodgson, MC
- Before Action (1916)
Ewart Alan Mackintosh, MC
- In Memoriam (1916)
- In Flanders Fields (1915)
- We Shall Keep the Faith (1918)
John William Streets
The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry (Paperback)
Published by Penguin Classics (26 Oct 2006). 448 pages. ISBN-10: 0141181907 and ISBN-13: 978-0141181905
In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem (Illustrated paperback)
by Linda Granfield, Janet Wilson (author, illustrator), John McCrae (author)
Published by Stoddart Publishing, Canada (new edition 13 Sep 2000). 32 pages. ISBN-10: 0773759255 and ISBN-13: 978-0773759251
Violets from Oversea: Portraits of Poets of the Great War
by Tonie Holt and Valmai Holt
An illustrated collection of poetry from the First World War, which includes biographical details of the poets in addition to examples of their work. The poets featured include John William Streets, Isaac Rosenberg, Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke, Edward Thomas and Robert Graves.
A Deep Cry: First World War Soldier-poets Killed in France and Flanders
by Anne Powell
Arranged by dates of death, this anthology gives the short life-and-death stories of 66 British poets killed in northern France and Belgium, including an account of the battle in which each died, with extracts from their poems, letters and diaries. The chronology begins with Robert Sterling, killed in April 1915; it ends with Wilfred Owen's death a week before the Armistice in 1918.
Fierce Light: The Battle of the Somme, July-November 1916
by Anne Powell
A Selection of Prose and Poetry.
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