The Propinquity of Place: Home, Landscape and Soldier Poets of the First World War
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Grieves, Keith - The Propinquity of Place: Home, Landscape and Soldier Poets of the First World War



Keywords:

First World War | landscape | pastoral home | patriotism | premodern cultural formation | soldier poets

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Literature | Western Front | Home fronts | Britain | Published memoirs and biographies

Abstract:

Throughout the Great War and after, the notion of comforting sensuous antidotes, usually recollections of a pastoral home, was assumed to have a rightful place alongside depictions of the “bloody drama”. These purposef…

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Grieves, Keith, “The Propinquity of Place: Home, Landscape and Soldier Poets of the First World War”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 27 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004166585_i_383_9>
First published online: 2015



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