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strange pdf meetings free Strange Meetings PDFOf Sassoon and David Jones in 1964 half a century after the great war beganAmong the other poets and writers we encounter are Vera Brittain Roland Leighton Robert Graves Isaac Rosenberg Robert Nichols and Edmund Blunden Ricketts's unusual approach allows him to follow their relationships marking their responses to each other's work and showing how these affected their own poetry one potent strand for example is the profound influence of Brooke both as a model to follow and a burden to reject The stories b.

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[Download] ➻ Strange Meetings ➼ Harry Ricketts – Famulantenaustausch.de Strange Meetings provides a highly original account of the War Poets of 1914 1918 written through a series of actual encounters or near encounters from Siegfried Sassoon's first blushing meeting with Strange Meetings provides a highly original account of the War Poets of 1914 1918 written through a series of actual encounters or near encounters from Siegfried Sassoon's first blushing meeting with Rupert Brooke over kidneys and bacon at Eddie Marsh's breakfasts before the war through famous moments like Sassoon's encouragement of Owen when both are in hospital at the same time on to the poignant meeting between Edward Thomas's widow and Ivor Gurney in 1932 and the last strange lunch and 'longish talk'.

Of Sassoon and David Jones in 1964 half a century after the great war beganAmong the other poets and writers we encounter are Vera Brittain Roland Leighton Robert Graves Isaac Rosenberg Robert Nichols and Edmund Blunden Ricketts's unusual approach allows him to follow their relationships marking their responses to each other's work and showing how these affected their own poetry one potent strand for example is the profound influence of Brooke both as a model to follow and a burden to reject The stories b.

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PDF Harry Ricketts ↠ Strange Meetings Kindle ☆ ↠ Harry Ricketts studied to Oxford and taught at universities in Hong Kong and the UK before moving to New Zealand in 1981 He is a professor in the English Programme at Victoria University of Wellington and also teaches creative non fiction in the International Institute of Modern Letters He has published over 30 books including biographies personal essays and collections of poems He has also c

6 thoughts on “Strange Meetings

  1. Caroline Caroline says:

    PDF Harry Ricketts ↠ Strange Meetings Kindle ☆ ↠ strange pdf, meetings free, Strange Meetings PDFThis has the feel of an enthusiast’s book written for the reader with an interest in the poets of the First World War rather than an academic text although Ricketts is a professor of English Literature In the fifteen chapters Harry Ricketts discusses actual meetings and possible meetings between poets such as Sassoon and David Jones and Ivor Gurney and Helen Thomas Edward Thomas’s widow It is a synthesis of existing information but saves the general reader from having to do all that reading in depth because Ricketts has done it for you However in places especially where I’m familiar with the subject matter it felt as if Harry Ricketts was doing no than skating over the surface So I had to guard against my tendency to dismiss the familiar on the grounds of already knowing it There were things I learned such as a meeting took place long after the war was over between Jones and Sassoon on 15th July 1964 I wasn’t at all keen on the chapter in which Ricketts invents the conve


  2. Penny Penny says:

    PDF Harry Ricketts ↠ Strange Meetings Kindle ☆ ↠ strange pdf, meetings free, Strange Meetings PDFVery good chapters on different meetings some real and some imagined I hadn't realised how linked some of the Soldier Poets lives wereI know the 'War Poets' are studied extensively at school and this book would be an invaluable resourceI especially enjoyed the sections where Ricketts mused on what would have happened if some of the soldiers who had died so young on the battlefields had actually managed to escape the sniper's bullet Would they have gone on to greater things in their writings? And what if the ones who survived HAD been mown down would they be remembered than they actually are? Would an early tragic death have brought them lasting fame?


  3. Lysergius Lysergius says:

    PDF Harry Ricketts ↠ Strange Meetings Kindle ☆ ↠ strange pdf, meetings free, Strange Meetings PDFAlthough the author tries hard to bring the meetings between the various poets to life it is onlt the well documented meeting between Sassoon and Owen at Craiglockart that really interests Although the meeting between Captain Sasson and Private Jones is fascinatingly archetypalWhat was interesting though were the thumb nail sketches of the lives of the poets after the war up until their deaths


  4. Mary McCallum Mary McCallum says:

    PDF Harry Ricketts ↠ Strange Meetings Kindle ☆ ↠ strange pdf, meetings free, Strange Meetings PDFA wonderful book in its intelligent evocation of the poets the time they lived and their literary context I hadn't fully understood the dynamics of the literature of time and the differences between the poets the way things shifted and changed for these men and a couple of women as the war rolled on I guess I felt they were travelling the same awful path with similar results I love the way Harry Ricketts imagines the various meetings of these poets whether it be in the flesh or in a book together or via a social group and shows how their work differs depending on their background or talent or influences or experience of war and how it develops or doesn't after the war finishes One feels all over again the horrors of any man going through this wa


  5. Cally73 Cally73 says:

    PDF Harry Ricketts ↠ Strange Meetings Kindle ☆ ↠ strange pdf, meetings free, Strange Meetings PDFA series of inter linked essays on actual vicarious and imagined meetings between poets of the First World War Very readable with examples of the poetry mentioned but not overdone Very interesting book


  6. Sarah Sarah says:

    PDF Harry Ricketts ↠ Strange Meetings Kindle ☆ ↠ strange pdf, meetings free, Strange Meetings PDFWhat an odd little book Really interesting despite the tenuous nature of some of the 'meetings' What it did show really clearly was the close links between many of the key poets of the time and how they were all poets beforehand who developed their work as a result of their war experiences


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