By Rupert Brooke,Keith Hale,Henry James
When Rupert Brooke died of blood poisoning on his approach to struggle the Turkish forces at Gallipoli in 1915, his associates in England have been speedy to show him right into a nationwide hero--a patriotic image of the numerous younger males of britain going to warfare. That Brooke had lately released 5 sonnets glorifying patriotic sacrifice did a lot to advertise his legend. That his acquaintances integrated Winston Churchill, Anthony Asquith, and basic Ian Hamilton did much more. to keep up the patriotic legend after the struggle, Brook’s biography was once altered past reputation. during this quantity, a few of that incorrect information is corrected, leaving the poems to be learn via a brand new lens.
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Collected Poems and Letters from America with Photographs and a New Introduction by Rupert Brooke,Keith Hale,Henry James