In Flanders Fields and Other Poems

Product Number: EB00786976
Released: Nov 11, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781459728660
Publisher: Dundurn
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Description

“In Flanders Fields,” the iconic poem which gives its title to this collection of poems and selected prose, is one of Canada's — and the world's — best known poems of the Great War. It was written in 1915 by Canadian John McCrae, an artillery man, poet, and medical doctor, upon the death of a friend and fellow soldier during the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915.

This is a faithful reissue of the Canadian first edition of McCrae's writings, originally issued by his friends in 1919 in his honour and memory. It includes the best of his poetry and selections of his letters from the front lines together with a thoughtful essay of appreciation by his friend and fellow medical officer, Sir Andrew Macphail.

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Genre: History, Poetry
Original Publish Date: Mar 28, 2015

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