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

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Abstract

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
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2020

Publication series

NameHandbooks of English and American Studies
Volume8

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    Giovanelli, M. (Accepted/In press). Siegfried Sassoon: War Poems and The Complete Memoirs of George Sherston. In R. Schneider, & J. Potter (Eds.), Handbook of British Literature and Culture of the First World War (Handbooks of English and American Studies; Vol. 8). Walter De Gruyter.