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We Wasn't Pals: Canadian Poetry and Prose of the First World War (Exile Classics)

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Chronicling the struggle to put into words the horrors, insights, and tribulations that ultimately shaped a nations character, this new/expanded edition (based on the original edition of 2001) presents both the major and “unknown” Canadian voices of World War I. Also contains a Preface, Foreword, Introduction, Afterword, Biographies, “Tommys Dictionary of the Trenches” (A Lexicography), A Glossary, Selected Bibliography, and Questions for Discussion and Essays.

Synopsis:

Chronicling the struggle to put into words the horrors, insights, and tribulations that ultimately shaped a nations character, this collection presents the major Canadian voices of World War I. The first anthology since 1918 of poetry, fiction, essays, songs, and illustrations by the people who lived, fought, and died in the trenches, this powerful book explores how war can be envisioned and relayed through literature.

About the Author

Barry Callaghan is a Canadian author, poet, and anthologist. He is currently the editor in chief of Exile Editions and Exile: the Literary Quarterly. He is the author of As Close as We Came, Beside Still Waters, and The Black Queen Stories. He lives in Toronto. Bruce Meyer is the inaugural poet laureate of the city of Barrie and a professor of English at Georgian College. He is the author of Alphabet Table, Dog Days, The Golden Thread, Heroes, and Mesopotamia; the coauthor of Alphabestiary; and the coeditor of The White Collar Book. He lives in Barrie, Ontario. Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is the recipient of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Prince of Asturias Award for Literature, and the Governor General's Award. She lives in Toronto.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781550963151
Subtitle:
Canadian Poetry and Prose of the First World War
Author:
Callaghan, Barry
Author:
Meyer, Bruce
Author:
Atwood, Margaret
Publisher:
Exile Editions
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Exile Classics series
Publication Date:
20131101
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in

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Chronicling the struggle to put into words the horrors, insights, and tribulations that ultimately shaped a nations character, this collection presents the major Canadian voices of World War I. The first anthology since 1918 of poetry, fiction, essays, songs, and illustrations by the people who lived, fought, and died in the trenches, this powerful book explores how war can be envisioned and relayed through literature.

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