By Toby Thacker
This e-book revisits the British event of the warfare in the course of the eyes and ears of a various staff of rigorously chosen novelists, poets, composers and painters. It examines how they reacted to and portrayed their reports within the trenches at the Western entrance, in far away theatres of struggle and at the domestic entrance, in phrases, photos and song that may have a profound impact on next British perceptions of the war.
Rupert Brooke, Vera Brittain, Christopher Nevinson, Paul Nash, Edward Elgar and T. E. Lawrence are among the figures mentioned during this unique exploration of the 1st international warfare and British collective reminiscence. The booklet contains illustrations, maps and a spouse web site to assist additional examine and research.
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