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Stand in the trench, Achilles classical receptions in British poetry of the Great War by Elizabeth Vandiver

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Poetry -- History and criticism,
  • War poetry, English -- History and criticism,
  • Classical literature -- Influence,
  • Civilization, Classical -- Influence,
  • Reader-response criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementElizabeth Vandiver.
SeriesClassical presences
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR605.W65 V36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23668347M
ISBN 109780199542741
LC Control Number2009032389
OCLC/WorldCa430678963

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  Elizabeth Vandiver's Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the Great War explores how British poets, male and female, soldier and private citizen, with widely varying knowledge of Latin and Greek, used what they knew to process their experiences in and attitudes towards The Great War/5. Read this book on Questia. Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the Great War by Elizabeth Vandiver, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the Great War (). Stand in the Trench, Achilles - Paperback - Elizabeth Vandiver - Oxford University Press Elizabeth Vandiver examines the ways in which British poets of the First World War used classical literature, culture, and history as a source of .   Stand in the trench, Achilles, Flame-capped, and shout for me. This work was published before January 1, , and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago.

  The allusion is to Homer’s Iliad –9 in which a grief-stricken Achilles stands in the Greek trench, revealing his dazzling form to the Trojans. For Shaw-Stewart, the dream of having Achilles on his side materialised at Gallipoli. But having survived the campaign, Shaw-Stewart lost his heroic phantom, dying in France on 30 December Stand in the Trench, Achilles: Classical Receptions in British Poetry of the Great War. Classical Presences particularly in the Achilles episode (Book xi) but also reflected in the massive and bloody act of vengeance, which is obviously intended to be brutally pleasing as it .   Achilles came to Troyland And I to Chersonese: He turned from wrath to battle, And I from three days' peace. Was it so hard, Achilles, So very hard to die? Thou knewest and I know not— So much the happier I. I will go back this morning From Imbros over the sea; Stand in the trench, Achilles, Flame-capped, and shout for : Clothes In Books.   The line "Stand in the trench, Achilles," comes from a poem he wrote in the three days' R and R he took before arriving in Gallipoli. I'm not sure quite how brilliant the poem is ("Fair broke the Author: Charlotte Higgins.

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