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In a message dated 9/3/01 10:54:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [log in to unmask] 
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> .,
>     There is more to English War poetry than Brooke's Flanders.  Next
> time you're near a library or bookstore, look for _The Penguin Book of
> First World War Poetry_ edited, with a fine intro, by Jon SIlkin.  It
> actually contains more than WWI English poets, though they are the
> center of the book.  What about Ivor Gurney or Siefried Sassoon?
> Rosenberg gets, just looking quickly at the TOC, the most, or next to
> the most, poems.  (Wilfred Owen may get one more.)  Edward Thomas is a
> wonderful poet, and may not immediately come to mind for war poetry.
>     

Marcia, thanks for the suggestion. Yes, Sassoon I like. Gurney I don't know. 

pat

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<HTML><FONT FACE=arial,helvetica><FONT  SIZE=3 FAMILY="SANSSERIF" FACE="Arial Narrow" LANG="0"><B>In a message dated 9/3/01 10:54:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [log in to unmask] 
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<BR> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;There is more to English War poetry than Brooke's Flanders. &nbsp;Next
<BR>time you're near a library or bookstore, look for _The Penguin Book of
<BR>First World War Poetry_ edited, with a fine intro, by Jon SIlkin. &nbsp;It
<BR>actually contains more than WWI English poets, though they are the
<BR>center of the book. &nbsp;What about Ivor Gurney or Siefried Sassoon?
<BR>Rosenberg gets, just looking quickly at the TOC, the most, or next to
<BR>the most, poems. &nbsp;(Wilfred Owen may get one more.) &nbsp;Edward Thomas is a
<BR>wonderful poet, and may not immediately come to mind for war poetry.
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<BR>Marcia, thanks for the suggestion. Yes, Sassoon I like. Gurney I don't know. 
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