Because You Died

Because You Died

Poetry and Prose of the First World War and After

Book - 2010
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This collection of Vera Brittain's poetry and prose, some of it never published before, commemorates the men she loved - fiancé, brother and two close friends - who served and died in the First World War. It draws on her experiences as a VAD nurse in London, Malta, and France, and illustrates her growing conviction of the wickedness of all war.

Illustrated with many extraordinary photographs from Brittain's own albums, and edited with a new introduction by Mark Bostridge, BECAUSE YOU DIED is an elegy to men who lost their lives in a bloody conflict, and a beautiful volume of remembrance to mark the anniversary of the Armistice.
Publisher: London : Virago Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9781844084142
1844084140
Characteristics: xxxvii, 233 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Bostridge, Mark

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