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Published: 15 November 2017

384 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190623920

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News of War

Civilian Poetry 1936-1945

Rachel Galvin

  • Argues that even poems that do not directly comment on war can evoke civilian relationships to distant fighting
  • Examines the poetry of César Vallejo, W.H. Auden, Wallace Stevens, Raymond Queneau, Marianne Moore, and Gertrude Stein
  • Presents the idea that these poets experienced a crisis of conscience during wartime, which in turn significantly influenced their writing