Above the Dreamless Dead (Hardback)
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Above the Dreamless Dead (Hardback)

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Hardback 144 Pages / Published: 19/08/2014
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The Trench Poets were soldier-poets dispatching their verse from the front lines of World War I. Known for its rejection of war as a romantic or noble enterprise, and its plain-spoken condemnation of the senseless bloodshed of war, Trench Poetry was one of the most significant literary movements of its decade. Above the Dreamless Dead is a moving and illuminating tribute to those who fought and died in World War I. Twenty poems are interpreted in comics form by some of today's leading cartoonists, including Eddie Campbell, Kevin Huizenga, George Pratt, and many others.

Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
ISBN: 9781626720657
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 318 g
Dimensions: 216 x 152 x 18 mm


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"The real strength of the anthology comes both from the poems selected for it and the variety of visual approaches--ranging from the cartoonish to the phantasmagoric-- that prevents it from relying simply on the visual carnage of the "war to end all wars." - "Publisher's Weekly"STARRED REVIEW


*"Original and evocative . . . This isn't the first and won't be the last WWI poetry anthology issued during the war's centennial, but it may prove to be the most accessible and striking." - "Booklist," STARRED REVIEW

*"The real strength of the anthology comes both from the poems selected for it and the variety of visual approaches--ranging from the cartoonish to the phantasmagoric-- that prevents it from relying simply on the visual carnage of the "war to end all wars." - "Publisher's Weekly"STARRED REVIEW


"This wonderful book - beautiful, tragic, funny, and heartbreaking - is perfect to introduce the Trench Poets to high school students." - "VOYA"

*"Original and evocative . . . This isn't the first and won't be the last WWI poetry anthology issued during the war's centennial, but it may prove to be the most accessible and striking." - "Booklist," STARRED REVIEW

*"The real strength of the anthology comes both from the poems selected for it and the variety of visual approaches--ranging from the cartoonish to the phantasmagoric-- that prevents it from relying simply on the visual carnage of the "war to end all wars." - "Publisher's Weekly"STARRED REVIEW


*"This should encourage high school English and history teachers to supplement or even toss the textbook guide and, more importantly, impel young adults to reflect on war with poetry in one hand and a newspaper in the other." - "BCCB," STARRED REVIEW

"This wonderful book - beautiful, tragic, funny, and heartbreaking - is perfect to introduce the Trench Poets to high school students." - "VOYA"

*"Original and evocative . . . This isn't the first and won't be the last WWI poetry anthology issued during the war's centennial, but it may prove to be the most accessible and striking." - "Booklist," STARRED REVIEW

*"The real strength of the anthology comes both from the poems selected for it and the variety of visual approaches--ranging from the cartoonish to the phantasmagoric-- that prevents it from relying simply on the visual carnage of the "war to end all wars." - "Publisher's Weekly"STARRED REVIEW

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Now I'm not a big poetry reader and often manage to completely miss the point of such things but these poems and the illustrations that accompany them broke through that and brought the horrors, difficulties and... More

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