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A Treasury of War Poetry British and American Poems of the World War 1914-1917   By: (1873-1953)

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THE RIVERSIDE LITERATURE SERIES

A TREASURY OF WAR POETRY

BRITISH AND AMERICAN POEMS OF THE WORLD WAR 1914 1917

Edited, With Introduction And Notes, By GEORGE HERBERT CLARKE Professor of English in the University of Tennessee

CONTENTS

I. AMERICA

RUDYARD KIPLING: The Choice

HENRY VAN DYKE: "Liberty Enlightening the World"

ROBERT BRIDGES: To the United States of America

VACHEL LINDSAY: Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight

JEANNE ROBERT FOSTER: The "William P. Frye"

II. ENGLAND AND AMERICA

FLORENCE T. HOLT: England and America

LIEUTENANT CHARLES LANGBRIDGE MORGAN: To America

HELEN GRAY CONE: A Chant of Love for England

HARDWICKE DRUMMOND RAWNSLEY: At St. Paul's: April 20, 1917

ROWLAND THIRLMERE: Jimmy Doane

ALFRED NOYES: Princeton, May, 1917

III. ENGLAND

SIR HENRY NEWBOLT: The Vigil

RUDYARD KIPLING: "For All we Have and Are"

JOHN GALSWORTHY: England to Free Men

SIR OWEN SEAMAN: Pro Patria

GEORGE HERBERT CLARKE: Lines Written in Surrey, 1917

IV. FRANCE

CECIL CHESTERTON: France

HENRY VAN DYKE: The Name of France

CHARLOTTE HOLMES CRAWFORD: Vive la France!

THEODOSIA GARRISON: The Soul of Jeanne d'Arc

EDGAR LEE MASTERS: O Glorious France

HERBERT JONES: To France

FLORENCE EARLE COATES: Place de la Concorde

CANON AND MAJOR FREDERICK GEORGE SCOTT: To France

GRACE ELLERY CHANNING: Qui Vive?

V. BELGIUM

LAURENCE BINYON: To the Belgians

EDITH WHARTON: Belgium

EDEN PHILLPOTTS: To Belgium

SIR OWEN SEAMAN: To Belgium in Exile

GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON: The Wife of Flanders

VI. RUSSIA AND AMERICA

JOHN GALSWORTHY: Russia America

ROBERT UNDERWOOD JOHNSON: To Russia New and Free

VII. ITALY

CLINTON SCOLLARD: Italy in Arms

GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY: On the Italian Front, MCMXVI

VIII. AUSTRALIA

ARCHIBALD T. STRONG: Australia to England

IX. CANADA

MARJORIE L. C. PICKTHALL: Canada to England

WILFRED CAMPBELL: Langemarck at Ypres

WILL H. OGILVIE: Canadians

X. LIÈGE

STEPHEN PHILLIPS: The Kaiser and Belgium

DANA BURNET: The Battle of Liège

XI. VERDUN

LAURENCE BINYON: Men of Verdun

EDEN PHILLPOTTS: Verdun

PATRICK R. CHALMERS: Guns of Verdun

XII. OXFORD

WINIFRED M. LETTS: The Spires of Oxford

W. SNOW: Oxford in War Time

TERTIUS VAN DYKE: Oxford Revisited in War Time

XIII. REFLECTIONS

GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY: Sonnets Written in the Fall of 1914

SIR HENRY NEWBOLT: The War Films

ALFRED NOYES: The Searchlights

PERCY MACKAYE: Christmas: 1915

THOMAS HARDY: "Men who March Away"

JOHN DRINKWATER: We Willed it Not

LIEUTENANT COLONEL SIR RONALD ROSS: The Death of Peace

FLORENCE EARLE COATES: In War Time

LAURENCE BINYON: The Anvil

WALTER DE LA MARE: The Fool Rings his Bells

JOHN FINLEY: The Road to Dieppe

W. MACNEILE DIXON: To Fellow Travellers in Greece

AUSTIN DOBSON: "When there is Peace"

ALFRED NOYES: A Prayer in Time of War

THOMAS HARDY: Then and Now

BARRY PAIN: The Kaiser and God

ROBERT GRANT: The Superman

EVERARD OWEN: Three Hills

XIV. INCIDENTS AND ASPECTS

JOHN FREEMAN: The Return

GRACE FALLOW NORTON: The Mobilization in Brittany

SIR HENRY NEWBOLT: The Toy Band

SIR OWEN SEAMAN: Thomas of the Light Heart

MAURICE HEWLETT: In the Trenches

SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE: The Guards Came Through

WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS: The Passengers of a Retarded Submersible

LAURENCE BUTTON: Edith Cavell

HERBERT KAUFMAN: The Hell Gate of Soissons

GEORGE HERBERT CLARKE: The Virgin of Albert

WILFRID WILSON GIBSON: Retreat

SIR HENRY NEWBOLT: A Letter from the Front

GRACE HAZARD CONKLING: Rheims Cathedral 1914

XV. POETS MILITANT

ALAN SEEGER: I Have a Rendezvous with Death

LIEUTENANT RUPERT BROOKE: The Soldier

CAPTAIN CHARLES HAMILTON SORLEY: Expectans Expectavi

LIEUTENANT HERBERT ASQUITH: The Volunteer

CAPTAIN JULIAN GRENFELL: Into Battle

JAMES NORMAN HALL: The Cricketers of Flanders

CAPTAIN CHARLES HAMILTON SORLEY: "All the Hills and Vales Along"

CAPTAIN JAMES H... Continue reading book >>




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