Oh! What A Poetical War! | Prairie Public Broadcasting

Oh! What A Poetical War!

Nov 14, 2018

November 18 at 5pm: 

Featuring the popular poetry of the time before and during the Great War: the Music Hall songs; the songs the soldiers sang; the poems that served as recruitments in verse; and a sampling of the serious poems, from the War Poets, many of whom died in the trenches. Those who survived against the odds, devoted the rest of their lives to honoring their comrades by telling and retelling the truths of that war.