What is war poetry definition?

What is war poetry definition?

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  1. War poetry is a literary genre that developed during the period of the world wars. The term was coined by Randall Jarrell in his essay “The Literature of War” (1961). Jarrell defines war poetry as “a poem that has as its theme war and that is written during or about a war”. For example, Wilfred Owen’s “Dulce et Decorum est” is a war poem.

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