Voices of Silence: The Alternative Book of First World War Poetry

Voices of Silence: The Alternative Book of First World War PoetryVoices of Silence: The Alternative Book of First World War Poetry by Vivien Noakes
ISBN: 0750945214
Published by The History Press on October 1st 2006
Genres: Poetry
Pages: 480

Len's Summary: This anthology avoids the established canon of Great War poetry and draws instead on diverse sources such as trench newspapers, hospital gazettes, gift books, postcards and privately-published works of single poets.

The Enormous Room

The Enormous RoomThe Enormous Room by E. E. Cummings
ISBN: 9780486421209
Published by Dover Publications on August 26th 2002
Genres: Fiction, Classics, War & Military, Poetry
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: An autobiographical account of Cummings’ arrest and imprisonment for alleged treason in France during WWI. Cummings served as an American volunteer driver in the Norton-Harjes Ambulance Corps. First published in 1922.

The Great War Reader

The Great War ReaderThe Great War Reader by James Hannah
ISBN: 9780890969441
Published by Texas A&M University Press on 2000
Genres: Literary, Literary Collections, Poetry, World War I
Pages: 504

Len's Summary: An ambitious and entertaining anthology of prose and poetry, fact and fiction about WWI. To order call (800) 826-8911, or e-mail WJL@tampress.tamu.edu.

Anthem for Doomed Youth: Twelve Soldier Poets of the First World War

Anthem for Doomed Youth: Twelve Soldier Poets of the First World WarAnthem for Doomed Youth: Twelve Soldier Poets of the First World War by Jon Stallworthy
ISBN: 1841196355
Published by Constable on December 31st 2002
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Literary, Literary Criticism, Poetry
Pages: 192

Len's Summary: Scrutinizes the lives of a dozen Great War poets.

The Winter of the World: The Poems of the First World War

The Winter of the World: The Poems of the First World WarThe Winter of the World: The Poems of the First World War by Dominic Hibberd, John Onions
ISBN: 1845295153
Published by Constable on March 28th 2008
Genres: Poetry, World War I
Pages: 362

Len's Summary: An extensive anthology of over 200 poems from both well known and obscure poets of the era.

The Red Sweet Wine of Youth: The Brave and Brief Lives of the War Poets

The Red Sweet Wine of Youth: The Brave and Brief Lives of the War PoetsThe Red Sweet Wine of Youth: The Brave and Brief Lives of the War Poets by Nicholas Murray
ISBN: 9781408700044
Published by Little Brown and Company, Little, Brown on February 1st 2011
Genres: Fiction, War & Military, Poetry, European
Pages: 343

Len's Summary: Drawing on journals, letters and literary archives, the author offers insight into the lives and motivations of major war poets.

Edward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition, Volume 1: Autobiographies

Edward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition, Volume 1: AutobiographiesEdward Thomas: Prose Writings: A Selected Edition, Volume 1: Autobiographies by Guy Cuthbertson
ISBN: 9780199586950
Published by OUP Oxford, Oxford University Press on March 31st 2011
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Literary, Literary Criticism, Poetry, General
Pages: 400

Len's Summary: Best remembered for his poetry which was published posthumously, Thomas (killed at the Battle of Arras in 1917) was appreciated by contemporaries for his prose.

Tommy Rot: WWI Poetry They Didn’t Let You Read

Tommy Rot: WWI Poetry They Didn’t Let You ReadTommy Rot: WWI Poetry They Didn’t Let You Read by John Sadler, Rosie Serdiville
ISBN: 075249208X
Published by History Press on December 1st 2013
Genres: History, Military, World War I, Poetry, European, Illustrated
Pages: 160

Len's Summary: A collection of humorous and anti-jingoist verse illustrated with previously unpublished war art accompanied by a brief description of each author and his campaign.

Gabriele d’Annunzio: Poet, Seducer and Preacher of War

Gabriele d’Annunzio: Poet, Seducer and Preacher of WarGabriele d’Annunzio: Poet, Seducer and Preacher of War by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
ISBN: 9780307276551
Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group on May 6th 2014
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, Literary, History, Poetry, European, Italian
Pages: 608

Len's Summary: Italian irredentist, protofacist, poet and WWI pilot, d’Annunzio led a short-lived 1919 filibustering expedition against Fiume, which had been awarded to Yugoslavia under the Versailles Treaty.

The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry: Revised Edition

The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry: Revised EditionThe Penguin Book of First World War Poetry: Revised Edition by Jon Silkin, Various
ISBN: 0141180099
Published by Penguin Classics on May 1st 1997
Genres: World War I, Personal Accounts, Youth-accessible, Poetry
Pages: 320

Len's Summary: An extensive anthology containing the works of numerous poets of most combatant nations.