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Author Murdoch, Brian, 1944-
Title Fighting songs and warring words : popular lyrics of two world wars / Brian Murdoch.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1990.

Author Murdoch, Brian, 1944-
Subject War poetry -- History and criticism.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Literature and the war.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 288 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-280) and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; GOOD WAR POETRY?; WE HATE AS ONE: POEMS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR; WHEN THIS BLEEDING WAR IS OVER: SONGS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR; TOMORROW THE WHOLE WORLD: FASCISM AND THE LYRIC; THERE IS NO NEED FOR ALARM: POEMS OF THE ALLIES, 1939 45; MY LILLI OF THE LAMPLIGHT: SONGS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR; WORLD WAR THREE BLUES: THE LYRIC AND AUGUST 1945; Notes; Bibliography; Name Index.
Summary The accepted canon of war poetry usually includes only those underlining patriotic or nationalistic views. This study opens up the view of war poetry with the inclusion of such material as Nazi poetry and song, and the poetry of the atomic bomb.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203327357 (electronic bk.)
9780203327357 (electronic bk.)
0203007921 (electronic bk.)
9780203007921 (electronic bk.)
9781134969050 (electronic bk.)
1134969058 (electronic bk.)
0415031842 (Cloth)
9780415031844
OCLC # 50296614
Additional Format Print version: Murdoch, Brian, 1944- Fighting songs and warring words. London ; New York : Routledge, 1990 0415031842 (DLC) 89006388 (OCoLC)19630194


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