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The Poetry of War

The Poetry of War In 2003, NPR's Weekend Edition presented a series of reports based on readings of war poetry ranging from the Iliad to World War I reflections. Listen to the readings, including an incredible recording of Alfred, Lord Tennyson reading "The Charge of the Light Brigade" made by Thomas
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The Poetry of War


In 2003, NPR's Weekend Edition presented a series of reports based on readings of war poetry ranging from the Iliad to World War I reflections. Listen to the readings, including an incredible recording of Alfred, Lord Tennyson reading "The Charge of the Light Brigade" made by Thomas Edison. Other poems include Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et Decorum Est," "Walt Whitman's "O Captain, My Captain," and Thomas Buchanan Read's "Sheridan's Ride," and more.

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