Stand in the Trench, Achilles

Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the Great War
Author(s): 
Vandiver, Elizabeth
ISBN: 
9780199679324
Date published: 
March 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£25.00

A study of the ways in which British poets of the First World War used classical literature, culture, and history as a source of images, ideas, and even phrases for their own poetry. Elizabeth Vandiver offers a new perspective on that poetry and on the history of classics in British culture.