History Through Poetry: World War I Paul Dowswell

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Paperback / softback 32 pages

ISBN:
9780750283281
Size:
269 x 193 x 5mm
Published:
14th November 2002
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History Through Poetry
For National Curriculum Key Stage 2
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Overview

This book looks at the curriculum history of World War I, through a series of poems from the time. Each poem covers a different topic such as daily wartime living, life in the trenches and attitudes towards patriotism and religion. The backgrounds to each poem and poet is given, together with an explanation of what each poem is about. Features poems by Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, W.B. Yeats, A.A. Milne, John Freeman, Rupert Brooke, August Stramm, J.C. Squire, Madeline Ida Bedford, Marc de Larreguy de Civrieux and Wilfrid Gibson.

Author

Paul Dowswell trained as a historian and teacher. He is now a freelance writer and editor.

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