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  1. says:

    When one thinks of the well regarded poet soldiers of World War I one thinks first of Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, and Robert Graves Not as frequently mentioned is David Jones, who many consider the best of the poets to come out of the war and whose verse novel In Parenthesis most think is the finest work written about the war.Thomas Dilforth s superlative biography, David Jones in the Great War, covers the period of Jones s wartime service and how it influenced his post war life and art He served in the army longer than any other writer who experienced time in the trenches, and his service included the horrendous battles of the Somme and Passchendaele Jones differed from the others we most commonly associate with the war s poetry because he spent his entire service as a private in infantry units whereas the others were for the most part junior officers In telling the story of Jones s time in the army, Dilforth describes in great detail what day to day life was like in those units stationed in the trenches and how the mundane as well as the chaos of battle were used by Jones as sources for his visual art and his poetry Probably for me,and certainly the primary aim of the biography,is that it explains how ...


  2. says:

    On a second reading I m still impressed I m also struck by Dilworth s use of second person it makes it sound as though he were there in the trenches, and is telling you, the reader what it was like First reading.Dilworth is strong on statements, both about the stature of Jones and his work and about Thomas Dilworth and his work In Parenthesis is the the greatest work of Literature on the Great War and arguably the greatest work on War in English 217 The Anathemata may well be the greatest modern long poem and the most important single work of British Modernism 218 The may well and arguably are familiar protective critical moves, but Dilworth feels no need of them when he informs his readers of the latter work the most thorough interpretation is my The Shape of Meaning in the poetry of David Jones my Reading David Jones contains the clearest summary of the poem 218.This is no bad thing poets needs patrons and partisans and publishers and Jones is often overlooked in standard histories of twentieth century poetry In Parenthesis is a stunning performance the debate o...


  3. says:

    This a wonderful book about a great human being, who survived 3 years in the trenches and went on to write one of the greatest poems about WW1 It is extensively illustrated by DJ s beautiful sketches made juring the conflict.


  4. says:

    This book provided deep insights into both the poet and his poetry I read this, and then Mr Dilworth s Reading David Jones along with a re read of In Parenthesis and gained a finer understanding appre...