Death in April and Other Poems

Death in April and Other Poems

by George Rostrevor Hamilton


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Sir George Rostrevor Hamilton (1888–1967) was an English literary critic and acclaimed war poet of WWI. Originally published in 1944, this collection of his poetry includes conventional poetic forms as well as more modern styles, with themes including antiquity, England and WWII. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in twentieth-century British poetry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107641525
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 05/08/2014
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.08(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.08(d)

Table of Contents

1. The runner; 2. Prayer for the new-born; 3. The discord; 4. Beginning; 5. Globe; 6. Now; 7. Thaw; 8. Death in April; 9. Lament for the body; 10. Loss of memory; 11. The denied; 12. Corley: 1902; 13. Youth remembered; 14. First and last; 15. Spring, in war time; 16. Nature's wars; 17. The tides; 18. The ivy; 19. The two songs; 20. Fish of St Tropez; 21. The hiding-place; 22. The red house; 23. Uriah; 24. Invocation; 25. The statesman; 26. In fever; 27. Birth; 28. The way home; 29. Roof scene; 30. Oxford; 31. Epitaphs in Greece; 32. After the Greek; 33. The bias; 34. England again is ours; 35. Atlantic; 36. Timeless; 37. Shot at dawn; 38. The doubters.

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