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Above the Dreamless Dead Hardcover – 19 Aug 2014

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: First Second; 01 edition (19 Aug. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1626720657
  • ISBN-13: 978-1626720657
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 1.7 x 21.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 943,019 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The real strength of the anthology comes both from the poems selected for it and the variety of visual approaches--ranging from the cartoonish to the phantasmagoric-- that prevents it from relying simply on the visual carnage of the "war to end all wars." - "Publisher's Weekly"STARRED REVIEW



*"Original and evocative . . . This isn't the first and won't be the last WWI poetry anthology issued during the war's centennial, but it may prove to be the most accessible and striking." - "Booklist," STARRED REVIEW

*"The real strength of the anthology comes both from the poems selected for it and the variety of visual approaches--ranging from the cartoonish to the phantasmagoric-- that prevents it from relying simply on the visual carnage of the "war to end all wars." - "Publisher's Weekly"STARRED REVIEW



"This wonderful book - beautiful, tragic, funny, and heartbreaking - is perfect to introduce the Trench Poets to high school students." - "VOYA"

*"Original and evocative . . . This isn't the first and won't be the last WWI poetry anthology issued during the war's centennial, but it may prove to be the most accessible and striking." - "Booklist," STARRED REVIEW

*"The real strength of the anthology comes both from the poems selected for it and the variety of visual approaches--ranging from the cartoonish to the phantasmagoric-- that prevents it from relying simply on the visual carnage of the "war to end all wars." - "Publisher's Weekly"STARRED REVIEW



*"This should encourage high school English and history teachers to supplement or even toss the textbook guide and, more importantly, impel young adults to reflect on war with poetry in one hand and a newspaper in the other." - "BCCB," STARRED REVIEW

"This wonderful book - beautiful, tragic, funny, and heartbreaking - is perfect to introduce the Trench Poets to high school students." - "VOYA"

*"Original and evocative . . . This isn't the first and won't be the last WWI poetry anthology issued during the war's centennial, but it may prove to be the most accessible and striking." - "Booklist," STARRED REVIEW

*"The real strength of the anthology comes both from the poems selected for it and the variety of visual approaches--ranging from the cartoonish to the phantasmagoric-- that prevents it from relying simply on the visual carnage of the "war to end all wars." - "Publisher's Weekly"STARRED REVIEW



*"This should encourage high school English and history teachers to supplement or even toss the textbook guide and, more importantly, impel young adults to reflect on war with poetry in one hand and a newspaper in the other." - "BCCB," STARRED REVIEW

"This wonderful book - beautiful, tragic, funny, and heartbreaking - is perfect to introduce the Trench Poets to high school students." - "VOYA"

*"Original and evocative . . . This isn't the first and won't be the last WWI poetry anthology issued during the war's centennial, but it may prove to be the most accessible and striking." - "Booklist," STARRED REVIEW

About the Author

Contributors to Above the Dreamless Dead include: Hannah Berry, Stephen R. Bissette, Eddie Campbell, Lilli Carre, Liesbeth De Stercke, Hunt Emerson, Garth Ennis, Simon Gane, Sarah Glidden, Isabel Greenberg, Sammy Harkham, David Hitchcock, Kevin Huizenga, Kathryn Immonen, Stuart Immonen, Peter Kuper, James Lloyd, Pat Mills, Anders Nilsen, Danica Novgorodoff, Luke Pearson, George Pratt, Carol Tyler, and Phil Winslade. Edited by Chris Duffy.


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