Poetry of the World Wars
Perhaps no periods in history has given us more tragic poetry than the two World
Wars. Michael Foss has collected perhaps the best selections of this period that I have read.
The works in this anthology, indeed, records the “depths of inhumanity and cruely” of
these great tragedies. Foss has divided his book into three parts: World War I, the Years
Between, and World War II. In the first, such poems by Rupert Brooke. Wilfred Owen,
and Sigfried S...