Poetry & Myths of the Great War: Martin Stephen

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Review: Poetry & Myths of the Great War by Martin Stephen



This interesting book is subtitled “How Poets Altered our Perception of History.” And I suppose there’s the crux of the matter, how much does First World War poetry affect how we think of the First World War.

This is not a new book, it was first published back in 1996 but as is popular at present Pen and Sword have reprinted it for the centenary of 1914. [AMAZONPRODUCTS asin="1783463864"]I don’t suppose much has changed since 1996 in the way we view the War except perhaps the forth series of...
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