The Great War in Irish Poetry: W. B. Yeats to Michael Longley

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The Great War in Irish Poetry explores the impact of the First World War on the work of W. B. Yeats, Robert Graves, and Louis MacNeice in the period 1914-45, and on three contemporary Northern Irish poets, Derek Mahon, Seamus Heaney, and Michael Longley. Its concern is to place their work, and memory of the Great War, in the context of Irish culture and politics in the twentieth century. The historical background to Irish involvement in the Great War is explained, as are the ways in which some of the events of 1912-1920- ...

The Great War in Irish Poetry: W. B. Yeats to Michael Longley 2003, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199261383

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The Great War in Irish Poetry: W. B. Yeats to Michael Longley 2000, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198186724

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