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In the waiting time of war and other poems

Mildmay, Aubrey Neville St. John

In the waiting time of war and other poems

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Published by S. Sonnenschein in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Aubrey N. Mildmay.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche (28 fr.).
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21618561M
ISBN 100665458983

  The war brought in its wake a crisis of authority of gargantuan proportions: political, economic, social, and, most strikingly, artistic. In the postwar years every book was a war book whether it dealt with the war or not. The war cast its pall over everything. during those first years after the first world war as it was exhi­ bited to him in and about New York City. He was always on the point of ' going away', where it didn't seem to matter; he disturbed me, I never thought he'd live to grow up and write a book of poems. His ability to File Size: KB.


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