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'Earth Voices Whispering’: Reading Ireland’s Poetry of WWI: An Introduction

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Professor Gerald Dawe relates the Irish poetry of World War One to the history of Ireland itself and explores why the first anthology of Irish WW1 Poetry was only published in 2008.

Professor Gerald Dawe is the Director of the Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Writing and Director of M.Phil in Creative Writing at Trinity College Dublin. He is the editor of the first anthology of Irish war poetry 'Earth Voices Whispering: Irish war poetry 1914-1945 (2008)'.

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