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Published: 18 February 2010

480 Pages | Frontispiece


ISBN: 9780199542741

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Stand in the Trench, Achilles

Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the Great War

Elizabeth Vandiver

Classical Presences

  • A pioneering study that demonstrates the importance of classics in both popular and 'high' culture during the First World War
  • Generous quotation from little-known poets as well as canonical ones allows readers to see the range of classical receptions in the poetry discussed
  • All Latin and Greek is translated