Studies in Contemporary Literature (1918)

9781164241218: Studies in Contemporary Literature (1918)
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University Hall, Bangor, during the session 1917-18. My object in giving them was to enlist the sympathies of students on behalf of the literature that is in process of formation at the present day. As the exacting demands of an academic course not infrequently leave little time for general reading, more quotation was necessary than in dealing with the well-worn classics. The first of these lectures has been published separately by Messrs. Jarvis Foster, and I wish here to repeat my cordial thanks to those who enabled me to quote from the works of the authors concerned. I am deeply indebted to Lord Dunsany for permission to quote from the poems of Corporal Francis Ledwidge, published by Messrs. Herbert Jenkins ;to Professor W. R. Sorley who has allowed me to make extracts from Marlborough and Other Poems by his son, Captain C. H. Sorley; to Captain Robert Graves for poems from Over the Brazier; to Mrs. E. M. Freston for poems by her son, Lieut. H. R. Freston ;to Lieut. Robert Nichols for his poem The Last Morning; to Messrs. Sidgwick and Jackson for leave to include lines from Rupert Brooke s Requiem; to Mr. Erskine Macdonald for his great kindness in so readily permitting me to quote from Sergeant Leslie Coulson s Outpost, Sergeant J. W. Streets The Undying Splendour Lieut. E. F. Wilkinson s Sunrise Dreams and the remarkable collection of Soldier Poets; to Messrs. Duckworth for excerpts from Poems and Parodies by Lieut. T. M. Kettle; to Mr. B. H. Blackwell for quotations from The Quest of Truth by Lieut. H. R. Freston; to Mr. John Murray for permission to quote from Lieut. Joseph Lee s Workaday Warriors; to Mr. Elkin Mathews for several poems from Private Alexander Robertson s Comrades; toM
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