Above the Dreamless Dead

Above the Dreamless Dead

World War I in Poetry and Comics

Graphic Novel - 2014
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A collection of World War I poetry interpreted by cartoonists.
As the Great War dragged on and its catastrophic death toll mounted, poets turned their pens to a world upside down. Many of the Trench Poets, as they came to be called, were soldier-poets dispatching their verse from the front lines. Known for their impassioned portrayals of life and death on the Western Front, these poems because, for much of the world, the literary heart of the Great War. In Above the Dreamless Death, the words of the Trench Poets find dramatic expression and reinterpretation in the hands of some of the greatest cartoonists working today. This daring marriage of poetry and comics, edited by New York Times bestselling editor Chris Duffy, is a moving and illuminating tribute to those who fought and died in World War I.--From publisher description.

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SCL_Alyssa Jul 15, 2017

This is a collection of World War I poetry in graphic novel form. If world history or poetry interest you, this take on the famous works of War War I poets will make you see the texts through in a whole new way. A breathtaking and sobering glimpse into the powerful original poems.

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LukeTabidze
Apr 20, 2017

Powerful and depressing. Simply awesome.

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