Peace and War: A Collection of Poems

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Michael Harrison, Christopher Stuart-Clark
Oxford University Press, 1989 - 208 頁
The war poems of slaughter and loss in this anthology say as much about peace as do the few idyllic pastoral poems. Of the nearly 200 poems, a few are difficult, but most are dramatic and immediate. There's intense booktalk material here, terrifying action told with burning truth. --
Booklist (starred review)
This comprehensive anthology, now in paperback, spans lands and cultures throughout the world from the time of Ancient Greece and Rome to the uneasiness of the present and the uncertainly of the future. Such poets as Aeschuylus, Milton, Blake, Shakespeare, Robert Frost, Rupert Brooke, Carl
Sandburg and others reflect the central place that feelings of peace and war occupy in our hearts and minds.

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What can I have Meant by Happiness?
8
Day of These Days Laurie Lee
14
The Tuft of Flowers Robert Frost
22
W H Auden
29
Alun Lewis
36
Route March Charles Sorley
42
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont John Milton
44
After Blenheim Robert Southey
50
Hohenlinden Thomas Campbell
106
The Question Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
112
Reconciliation Walt Whitman
118
What is Woman that you Forsake Her?
126
Harp Song of the Dane Women Rudyard Kipling
132
Saw a Film One Sunday John Kitchen
138
Monuments of Hiroshima D J Enright
144
The Tomb of Lieutenant John Learmonth A I
150

The Hand that Signed the Paper
56
On the Tomb of the Spartan Dead at Thermopylae
62
The Question Alexander McKee
68
A B C of a Naval Trainee Roy Fuller
74
We were not Prepared for This
80
War is Kind Stephen Crane
87
To a HomeTown Conscript Posted Overseas Peter Bland
94
A Moment of War Laurie Lee
100
You are Requested Kindly not to Touch
156
High Wood Philip Johnstone
160
Statistically it is not likely to be
166
Small Aircraft Bella Akhmadulina
178
How Sweet the Night Rachael Bates
200
From Many a Mangled Truth a War is Won Clifford Dyment
204
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Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark have collaborated on several books for Oxford, including the new Oxford Book of Story Poems.

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