The Poet and the War

Deutsch, Babette
December 1942
New Republic;12/7/42, Vol. 107 Issue 23, p741
Looks into the role of the writer and poet in the second world war. Inadequacy of the words of a poet in times of war; Excerpt from war poems; Analysis of how a poet will view the war and what kind sentiments regarding the war will be cited in his poems; Objective behind the creation of the Writers' War Board in the United States; Challenges facing a poet involved in war when writing regarding that war.


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