Edward Thomas

Edward Thomas

A Mirror of England

eBook - 2009
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Edward Thomas volunteered when he was 37 years old and a father of three and was killed, as an artillery officer, during the first hour of the Arras offensive, on April 9th, 1917. In the two years before his death, he wrote the 144 poems which ensured a place for him among the poets of his generation. Though all his poems had been written "under storm's wing", Thomas was not a war poet in the sense that Owen, Sassoon or Rosenberg were war poets. Before he turned to poetry in December 1914, he ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009
ISBN: 9781443802468
Characteristics: 1 online resource (366 pages)


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