Charles Sorley

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Charles Sorley is unique among the war poets in his precocious recognition of the horror of war, which would only be realised by Owen, Sassoon and Rosenberg after witnessing the Somme. His poetry is ambivalent, ironic and profound. It reveals him as a poet of marked individuality and an extraordinary maturity of mind, when considering he died at the age of twenty in the Battle of Loos in 1915. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature’s finest poets, with superior formatting. This volume presents Sorley’s complete works, with related illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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Description

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Sorley’s life and works
* Concise introduction to Sorley’s life and poetry
* The complete works, with rare Juvenilia poems appearing here for the first time in digital print
* Excellent formatting of the poems
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables
* Easily locate the poems you want to read
* Includes Sorley’s letters and a biography by his parents — spend hours exploring the poet’s personal correspondence
* Ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Life and Poetry of Charles Sorley
Brief Introduction: Charles Sorley
Complete Works of Charles Sorley

The Poems
List of Poems in Chronological Order
List of Poems in Alphabetical Order

The Biography and Letters
The Letters of Charles Sorley

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