Tumult & Tears: An Anthology of Women's First World War Poetry

Tumult & Tears: An Anthology of Women's First World War Poetry

English | Aug. 5, 2016 | ISBN: 1783831472 | 224 Pages | EPUB | 925.36 KB


During the First World War and its immediate aftermath, hundreds of women wrote thousands of poems on multiple themes and for many different purposes. Women's poetry was published, sold (sometimes to raise funds for charities as diverse as 'Beef Tea for Troops' or 'The Blue Cross Fund for Warhorses'), read, preserved, awarded prizes and often critically acclaimed. Tumult and Tears will demonstrate how women's war poetry, like that of their male counterparts, was largely based upon their day-to-day lives and contemporary beliefs. Poems are placed within their wartime context. From war worker to parent; from serving daughter to grieving mother, sweetheart, wife; from writing whilst within earshot of the guns, whilst making the munitions of war, or whilst sitting in relative safety at home, these predominantly amateur, middle-class poets explore, with a few tantalising gaps, nearly every aspect of women's wartime lives, from their newly public often uniformed roles to their sexuality.

Download:

http://longfiles.com/poihtz18ymx3/Tumult_&_Tears_An_Anthology_of_Women's_First_World_War_Poetry.epub.html

[Fast Download] Tumult & Tears: An Anthology of Women's First World War Poetry


Related eBooks:
Walter Benjamin Reimagined: A Graphic Translation of Poetry, Prose, Aphorisms, and Dreams
Father and Son - Edmund Gosse (ANNOTATED) Full Version of Great Classics Work
Studies in the Reception of Pindar in Ptolemaic Poetry
La struttura di un romanzo in tre atti
A Literary Biography of Robin Blaser: Mechanic of Splendor
Brute: Poems
Pasolini's Lasting Impressions: Death, Eros, and Literary Enterprise in the Opus of Pier Paolo Pasol
Earthly Meditations: New and Selected Poems (Penguin Poets)
Formal Revolution in the Work of Baudelaire and Flaubert
The Full Severity of Compassion: The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai
James Murray - Enforcing the English Reformation in Ireland
Lyric in the Renaissance: From Petrarch to Montaigne
Copyright Disclaimer:
This site does not store any files on its server. We only index and link to content provided by other sites. Please contact the content providers to delete copyright contents if any and email us, we'll remove relevant links or contents immediately.