A Little Anthology of Poems from the Forces

Williams, Oscar
June 1944
New Republic;6/26/44, Vol. 110 Issue 26, p843
Presents information on several poems about World War II written by British and American poets. Argument that the war poetry written by a poet in the midst of actual war conditions has greater authenticity than that written by a poet physically safe and free from regimentation; Appreciation of the experience gathered during wartime; Reference of the book of poetry "New Poems: 1944"; Argument that regimentation, distress and combat does not reduce the poet's perception nor dulls his integrity.


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