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War Stories And Poems

Author : Rudyard Kipling
ISBN : 0192836862
Genre : Philosophy
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This unique anthology of Kipling's war stories and poems provides critical comment on the ineptitude of the British in the Boer War. Including such stories as "Barrack-Room Ballads," this work provides tales of courage and adventure, as well as shameful episodes of retreat and failure.

War Stories

Author : Howard Nemerov
ISBN : 0226572439
Genre : Poetry
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Poems deal with history, loss, combat, royalty, politics, sacrifice, grief, biographies, the theater, and reading


Author : Missy Martin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123544137
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Cultural Writing. Poetry. Essays. Women Studies. No one voice can entirely convey the emotional toll a soldier's military service has on loved ones. Here are 38 voices. Step into the experiences of homefront women spanning from World War II to the Iraq War-mothers, wives, daughters, sisters, fiances and friends-who, in their own words, tap into the reservoirs of unconditional love required of everyone who has ever loved a soldier. Share their wide range of feelings from the stress of giving up a loved one to military service, to the anguish when warriors are killed in action; from the anxiety of long separations, to the upheaval that can accompany living with wounded veterans. Glimpse other nuances of the military lifestyle like searching for personal identity and viable concepts of home in the face of deployments and frequent relocations. Each piece tells a unique story, and collectively they illuminate the pathos of this unsung microcosm of American society, and manage to uplift us in a way only raw honesty can.

Our Best War Stories

Author : Christopher Lyke
ISBN : 1953665551
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The best new and established voices from the Forever Wars! Thirty-six prize-winning works of 21st century war poetry, fiction, and non-fiction!Since 2016, administered by the Chicago-based literary journal Line of Advance, the Col. Darron L. Wright Memorial Awards have served to highlight not only some of the best contemporary voices writing about modern wars-Vietnam to Afghanistan-but to creatively commemorate the life of a U.S. Army leader and writer, beloved by his family and troops.In 2020, the annual competition expanded to include the voices of writers who are immediate family members of those serving, or who have served, in the U.S. military.Finalists are awarded cash-prizes, and publication in Line of Advance. Many have gone on to write and publish larger works, including award-winning novels and poetry collections. Past Col. Darron L. Wright Memorial Award winners and finalists include:Eric Chandler: U.S. Air Force Academy graduate, former F-16 fighter pilot over Iraq and Afghanistan, outdoor sports writer, and author of the 2017 poetry collection Hugging This Rock: Poems of Earth & Sky, Love & War.U.S. Marine Corps veteran, winner of the inaugural Syracuse University Press Veterans' Writing Award for best book-length fiction or non-fiction, and author of the forthcoming novel Revolutions of All Colors.Travis Klempan: U.S. Naval Academy graduate, Iraq War veteran, and author of the novel Have Snakes, Need Birds.Ray McPadden: U.S. Army Ranger veteran, winner of the American Library Association's W.Y. Boyd Award for Excellence in Military Fiction, and author of the novel And the Whole Mountain Burned.Bill Upton, U.S. Army veteran, a former crew chief on C-7A "Caribou" aircraft over Vietnam, and author of the memoir Pizza and Mortars: Ba-muoi-ba & Body Bags.

War Stories

Author : Herbert R. Coursen
ISBN : 0910380058
Genre : American poetry
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War Story

Author : Gerald McCarthy
ISBN : UOM:49015000713769
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Poems depicting life on the battlefield, the return to the United States, and adjustment to civilian life.

Stories And Poems

Author : Rudyard Kipling
ISBN : 9780198723431
Genre : Ballads, English
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'Hear and attend and listen...' Rudyard Kipling is a supreme master of the short story in English and a poet of brilliant gifts. His energy and inventiveness poured themselves into every kind of tale, from the bleakest of fables to the richest of comedies, and he illuminated every aspect of human behaviour, of which he was a fascinated (and sometimes appalled) observer. This generous selection of stories and poems, first published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series, covers the full range of Kipling's career from the youthful volumes that brought him fame as the chronicler of British India, to the bittersweet fruits of age and bereavement in the aftermath of the First World War. It includes stories such as 'The Man who would be King', 'Mrs Bathurst', and 'Mary Postgate', and poems from Barrack-Room Ballads and other collections. In his introduction and notes Daniel Karlin addresses the controversial political engagement of Kipling's art, and the sources of its imaginative power. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

Retrieving Bones

Author : William Daniel Ehrhart
ISBN : 0813526396
Genre : Fiction
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"Many of the twelve stories and fifty poems assembled [in this book] have long been out of print and are almost impossible to find in any other source. The editors have enhanced this collection by providing maps, a chronology of the Korean War, and annotated lists of novels, works of nonfiction, and films. In a detailed introduction, [the editors] discuss the milestones of the Korean War and place each fiction writer and poet represented into historical and literary contexts"--Page 4 of cover.

Civil War Short Stories And Poems

Author : Bob Blaisdell
ISBN : 9780486281285
Genre : Literary Collections
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Compiled by an expert on Civil War literature, this anthology offers an outstanding selection of short works. Includes stories and poems by Whitman, Melville, Longfellow, Bierce, Alcott, Twain, Whittier, and many others.

War Dances

Author : Sherman Alexie
ISBN : 9781480457225
Genre : Fiction
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The bestselling, award-winning author’s “fiercely freewheeling collection of stories and poems about the tragicomedies of ordinary lives” (O, The Oprah Magazine). Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, War Dances blends short stories, poems, call-and-response, and more into something that only Sherman Alexie could have written. Ordinary men stand at the threshold of profound change, from a story about a famous writer caring for a dying but still willful father, to the tale of a young Indian boy who learns to value his own life by appreciating the deaths of others. Perceptions change, too, as “Another Proclamation” casts a shadow over Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation, and “Invisible Dog on a Leash” limns the heartbreak of shattered childhood illusions. And nostalgia for antiquated technology is tenderly rendered in “Ode to Mix Tapes” and “Ode for Pay Phones.” With his versatile voice, Alexie explores love, betrayal, fatherhood, alcoholism, and art in this spirited, soulful, and endlessly entertaining collection, transcending genre boundaries to create something truly unique. This ebook features an illustrated biography including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

An Imagist At War

Author : Richard Aldington
ISBN : 0838639526
Genre : Literary Criticism
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For the first time all the war poems of Richard Aldington have been brought together. This collection is intended to reaffirm Aldington's position as a significant voice in the literature of the First World War.

Prayer After The Slaughter

Author : Kurt Tucholsky
ISBN : 3960260202
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No one before or after Kurt Tucholsky has captured the horrors of the "Great War," as World War I was known, quite like he did. This is the first bilingual anthology in German and in English of his works on World War I.

The Constant Battle

Author : J. C. Kurtis
ISBN : 1542340209
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This book is about the constant battle we all face in our daily lives, some have it worse than others, and some have very little. Over the years I have lost several of my fellow soldiers to suicide and combat-related injuries. The events and stories in this book are a detailed chronological path that led me to who I am today. My trials and tribulations including growing up, becoming a soldier, being at war, a broken marriage, times where suicide seem to be the only option, and many more feelings and emotions in my life. I've struggled with PTSD for over 7 years now, and it never gets any easier. With strength knowledge and determination anyone can overcome adversity and loss. This book is a tribute to the many men and women who fight for our country's greatest traditions, honor, and valor. So please join me as I take you on a trip through one mans inner demons and the battles we face as soldiers, veterans, and people in the name of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage. This is my story...

The Vietnam War In American Stories Songs And Poems

Author : H. Bruce Franklin
ISBN : 0312115520
Genre : Literary Collections
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The first college anthology of American literature about the Vietnam War brings together 16 stories, 5 songs, and 63 poems in an affordable text for literature and history courses.


Author : Ray N. Whitaker, Jr.
ISBN : 1508748519
Genre : Poetry
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An ungrateful nation did not give the Vietnam Veteran the acknowledgment he or she was due. This book is an effort to correct that enormous travesty. This work does not glorify the war in Vietnam, rather it is the intention for this work to serve to illuminate the experiences of the individuals who spent their year (or years) in-country. The entire focus is on how Americans stationed there lived, fought, died, and otherwise did their duty. The reader should be aware that there will be many hundreds of stories that will never be told from that war, due to a lack of generous listening to the Vietnam Veteran. These poems here provide "snapshots," rare glimpses of how it was, then and there. The poems in this work are written from interviews with Vietnam Veterans. The interviews were conducted over a two year period, 1992-1994. All events and experiences are true to the best memory of the interviewed Veteran. Names of specific military technology have been used to enhance the culture of the experience.

Love War And More

Author : Tom Zart
ISBN : 1424100259
Genre : Poetry
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Love, War and More is for all ages a special collection of thoughts, history, and human emotion. Its stories are easy to consume and they rhyme. It has a God given magic that touches the human heart and soul. Its poetry creates a mental picture for all who yearn to comprehend life. Most readers will discover it's content will impact in a positive way, their view of mankind. It is truly a gift from a higher power to a humble poet and servant.

Components Of The Scene Stories Poems And Essays Of The Second World War

Author : Ronald Blythe
ISBN : STANFORD:36105033704730
Genre : English literature
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A War Of Eyes And Other Stories

Author : Wanda Coleman
ISBN : 0876857357
Genre : Fiction
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This collection includes such stories as "The Friday night shift at the Taco House blues (wah-wah)," "Fat Lena," "Chuck and the boss man's wife," and "Buying primo time"

Gurkha War Poems

Author : M. Tembe; K. N. Rai; A. Kanchha
ISBN : 9781491880951
Genre : Poetry
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'Gurkha War Poems' is truly historical anthology by the real Gurkhas.

Primary 7 S Stories And Poems

Author : Mount Carmel Primary School
ISBN : 9781291428247
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