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The Resource Above the dreamless dead : World War I in poetry and comics, edited by Chris Duffy

Above the dreamless dead : World War I in poetry and comics, edited by Chris Duffy

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Above the dreamless dead : World War I in poetry and comics
Title
Above the dreamless dead
Title remainder
World War I in poetry and comics
Statement of responsibility
edited by Chris Duffy
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • As the Great War dragged on and its catastrophic death toll mounted, a new artistic movement found its feet in the United Kingdom. The Trench Poets, as they came to be called, were soldier-poets dispatching their verse from the front lines. Known for its rejection of war as a romantic or noble enterprise, and its plainspoken condemnation of the senseless bloodshed of war, Trench Poetry soon became one of the most significant literary moments of its decade. The marriage of poetry and comics is a deeply fruitful combination, as evidenced by this collection. In stark black and white, the words of the Trench Poets find dramatic expression and reinterpretation through the minds and pens of some of the greatest cartoonists working today. With New York Times bestselling editor Chris Duffy ("Nursery Rhyme Comics," "Fairy Tale Comics") at the helm, "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 twenty of today's leading cartoonists, including Eddie Campbell, Kevin Huizenga, George Pratt, and many others
  • A collection of World War I poetry interpreted by cartoonists
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
poetry
Nature of contents
  • comics graphic novels
  • bibliography
Label
Above the dreamless dead : World War I in poetry and comics, edited by Chris Duffy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, page 144
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
The call to war -- In the trenches -- Aftermath
Control code
sky2ocm61597990
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781626720657
Lccn
bl2014029047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
Label
Above the dreamless dead : World War I in poetry and comics, edited by Chris Duffy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, page 144
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Contents
The call to war -- In the trenches -- Aftermath
Control code
sky2ocm61597990
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
144 pages
Isbn
9781626720657
Lccn
bl2014029047
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations

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