Conflict and Culture

Hammer, Langdon
January 2007
American Scholar;Winter2007, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p69
Academic Journal
This article analyzes several poems about conflict and culture. Peter Filkin's poem, "Water Lilies," allows readers to think about the presence of cultural economy in the Great War. The issue of art and violence is depicted in the poem "Netsuke," by Caitriona O'Reilly. While Robert Pinsky tackled the preservation of civilization through art in his poem, "Forgetting."


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