Siegfried Sassoon: War Poems and The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston

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    This chapter provides a general overview of Sassoon’s work and an introductory section on the war poems and memoirs. The chapter then focuses in detail on the language of Sassoon’s 1916 war poems, highlighting some key stylistic characteristics of verse written in what was a pivotal year for Sassoon and on the process of remembering and retelling in the memoirs of George Sherston. The chapter ends with discussion of the ways in which Sassoon’s work has been interpreted and an outline of some key texts.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationHandbook of British Literature and Culture of the First World War
    EditorsRalf Schneider, Jane Potter
    PublisherWalter De Gruyter
    ISBN (Electronic)978-3-11-042246-7, 978-3-11-042255-9
    ISBN (Print)978-3-11-042667-0
    Publication statusPublished - 20 Sept 2021

    Publication series

    NameHandbooks of English and American Studies


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