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Adcock, A. St. John, FOR REMEMBRANCE: SOLDIER POETS WHO HAVE FALLEN IN THE WAR. (London: HOdder & Stoughton, 1918). A major source for photographs & biographies found on this site.

Audoin-Rouzeau, Stephane, MEN AT WAR, 1914-1918: NATIONAL SENTIMENT AND TRENCH JOURNALISM IN FRANCE DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR (Berg, 1992).

Banarjee, A., SPIRIT ABOVE WARS: A STUDY OF THE ENGLISH POETRY OF THE TWO WORLD WARS. (London: Macmillan, 1976). Includes as Chapter 2, "Poetry of the First World War".

Becker, Jean-Jacques, THE GREAT WAR AND THE FRENCH PEOPLE. Introduction by Jay Winter (Berg, 1985).

Bergonzi, Bernard, HEROES' TWILIGHT: A STUDY OF THE LITERATURE OF THE GREAT WAR. (Constable, 1965).

Blunden, Edmund, WAR POETS: 1914-1918 (London: Longmans, Green, 1958).

Booth, Allyson, POSTCARDS FROM THE TRENCHES: NEGOTIATING THE SPACE BETWEEN MODERNISM & THE FIRST WORLD WAR. (Oxford University Press, 1996. Bibliography, index, 186 pages.

Bowra, C.M., IN GENERAL AND PARTICULAR. (New York: World, 1964). Chapter entitled "Poetry and the First World War".

Bridgwater, Patrick, THE GERMAN POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985). Chapters on Trakl, Stramm, Lichtenstein, Ball, Klemm, Schnack, Lersch, Broger & Engelke.

Cecil, Hugh, THE FLOWER OF BATTLE: HOW BRITAIN WROTE THE GREAT WAR (Steerforth Press, South Royalton, Vermont, 1996).

Crawford, Fred D., BRITISH POETS OF THE GREAT WAR. (Selinsgrove: Susquehanna University Press, 1988). A major source for biographic & bibliographic material on this site.

Cruickshank, John, VARIATIONS ON CATASTROPHE: SOME FRENCH RESPONSES TO THE GREAT WAR (Clarendon Press, Oxford: 1982).

Dickinson, Patric, "Poets of the First World War," LISTENER 67 (1962), pp 259-60.

_________________, "War Poets", THE SPECTATOR, 177 (13 december 1946), p 639.

Eksteins, Modris, RITES OF SPRING: THE GREAT WAR AND THE BIRTH OF THE MODERN AGE.

Enright, D.J., THE MODERN AGE. (London: Penguin, 1961). Includes an overview of changes the war wrought on poetry.

Fry, Michele, "A Critical Commentary on a Survey of World War One Poetry Anthologies."

Fussell, Paul,THE GREAT WAR AND MODERN MEMORY (Oxford: 1975).

Gosse, Edmund, INTER ARMA: BEING ESSAYS WRITTEN IN TIME OF WAR. (London: Heinemann, 1916). Discusses early effects of the war on literature in France.

___________, SOME DIVERSIONS OF A MAN OF LETTERS. (London: Heinemann, 1920). Provides a survey of about fifteen soldier and civilian war poets.

Hanna, Martha, THE MOBILIZATION OF INTELLECT: FRENCH SCHOLARS AND WRITERS DURING THE GREAT WAR (Harvard, 1996).

Hibberd, Dominic, Ed. POETRY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: A CASE BOOK. (London: Macmillan, 1981).

Hynes, Samuel, A WAR IMAGINED: THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND ENGLISH CULTURE.

"Italian Poets of the Great War", at TRENCHES ON THE WEB.

Johnston, John H., ENGLISH POETRY OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR: A STUDY IN THE EVOLUTION OF LYRIC AND NARRATIVE FORM. (Oxford, 1964).

Lehmann, John, THE ENGLISH POETS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

Moore, T. Sturge, SOME SOLDIER POETS. (London: Grant Richards, 1919).

Pound, Reginald, THE LOST GENERATION OF 1914 (Coward-McCann, Inc., NY: 1964).

Silkin, Jon, OUT OF BATTLE: THE POETRY OF THE GREAT WAR. (London: Oxford University Press, 1972).

Stephen, Martin THE PRICE OF PITY: POETRY, HISTORY AND MYTH IN THE GREAT WAR.

Stern, J.P., THE DEAR PURCHASE: A THEME IN GERMAN MODERNISM. Contains a chapter on German literature during, and about, the Great War.

Van Wienen, Mark W., PARTISANS AND POETS: THE POLITICAL WORK OF AMERICAN POETRY IN THE GREAT WAR. (Cambridge University Press, 1997). "... describes how poetry in mainstream newspapers and major press anthologies bolstered dominant, nationalist ideologies, and demonstrates how pacifist and socialist verse mobilized minority groups contending for hegemonic power..." Notes, index, 311 pages.

Winter, Jay, SITES OF MEMORY, SITES OF MOURNING: THE GREAT WAR IN EUROPEAN CULTURAL HISTORY (Cambridge: 1995). Explores "... the search for solace amongst the bewildered 'communities of the bereaved' after the Great War". Includes chapters entitled "The apocalyptic imagination in war literature" and "War poetry, romanticism, and the return of the sacred".

Wohl, Robert,THE GENERATION OF 1914 (Harvard, 1979). Discusses Brooke, D'Annunzio, Graves, Grenfell, Owen, Peguy & Sassoon, among others.



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