Siegfried Sassoon - The First Complete Biography of One of Our Greatest War Poets

Siegfried Sassoon The First Complete Biography of One of Our Greatest War Poets Siegfried Sassoon is mostly remembered for the devastating poetry he wrote during World War One as a result of leading his troops over the top to certain death This episode in his life when he was sen

  • Title: Siegfried Sassoon - The First Complete Biography of One of Our Greatest War Poets
  • Author: John Stuart Roberts
  • ISBN: 9781857826401
  • Page: 338
  • Format: ebook
  • Siegfried Sassoon is mostly remembered for the devastating poetry he wrote during World War One as a result of leading his troops over the top to certain death This episode in his life when he was sent to military hospital suffering from shell shock and his heroic return to the Front is covered extensively in his own writing, and has overshadowed his later literary outpSiegfried Sassoon is mostly remembered for the devastating poetry he wrote during World War One as a result of leading his troops over the top to certain death This episode in his life when he was sent to military hospital suffering from shell shock and his heroic return to the Front is covered extensively in his own writing, and has overshadowed his later literary output But his mature poetry is resuscitated in this sensitive, exhaustively researched biography As well as recounting the friendships Siggy famously had with fellow poets Robert Graves and Wilfred Owen, Roberts delves into the private arena of Sassoon s covert homosexuality and his ill fated marriage We learn about Sassoon the passionate golfer and bloodthirsty fox hunter, all of which adds greater depth to this complex man Roberts also digs deep into his subject s psyche to reveal a fixation with father figures which started during the War when he was under analysis and arose from the early death of his father and uncovers new sources of information concerning Sassoon s conversion to Catholicism This fresh material means that the earlier life is somewhat neglected, but, then, as Sassoon himself said My real biography is my poetry.

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