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The Lost Voices of World War I

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This anthology looks at a broad, international cross-section of literary talent cut short by the 1914-18 War and is published to coincide with the Armistice Festival on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War I.;The writers include both the familiar names of Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen, Saki, Edward Thomas, Apollinaire and Alain-Fournier and some who are receiving English translation for the first time such as Hungarian Geza Gyoni and Czech Frantisek Gellner or the German Alfred Sack. In all, some 70 writers from just about all the combatant nations are represented. Extracts from their work are cited with introductory essays and biographical and bibliographical details, while an appendix lists some 800 writers who are known to have been killed during the war.;Tim Cross is responsible for mounting the Armistice Festival, the first international artistic commemoration of the fallen of World War I.

smaller 4to pp406 G+ The 1989 revised second impression. General minor wear, name written inside front. Quite a nice copy.

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Author(s):
Cross, Tim [ editor ]
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0747502765
ISBN-13:
9780747502760
Number of pages:
406
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Title:
The Lost Voices of World War I

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This anthology looks at a broad, international cross-section of literary talent cut short by the 1914-18 War and is published to coincide with the Armistice Festival on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War I.;The writers include both the familiar names of Rupert Brooke, Wilfred Owen, Saki, Edward Thomas, Apollinaire and Alain-Fournier and some who are receiving English translation for the first time such as Hungarian Geza Gyoni and Czech Frantisek Gellner or the German Alfred Sack. In all, some 70 writers from just about all the combatant nations are represented. Extracts from their work are cited with introductory essays and biographical and bibliographical details, while an appendix lists some 800 writers who are known to have been killed during the war.;Tim Cross is responsible for mounting the Armistice Festival, the first international artistic commemoration of the fallen of World War I.

smaller 4to pp406 G+ The 1989 revised second impression. General minor wear, name written inside front. Quite a nice copy.

Author(s):
Cross, Tim [ editor ]
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0747502765
ISBN-13:
9780747502760
Number of pages:
406
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Title:
The Lost Voices of World War I

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