Mangan, J. A. (2011) In memoriam : the great war - John Bain, elegist of lost boys and lost boyhood. International Journal of the History of Sport, 28 (3-4). pp. 492-530.Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
It has been written of the Great War that sensibility is the umbilicus of our understanding. The obscure Marlborough schoolmaster, John Bain, made an inimitable contribution to this understanding with his evocations of boyhood brought to appalling destruction. He was the unique elegist of boys he had loved in the beauty of their youth; a singular chronicler of their lost boyhood and a moving memorialist of his lost boys.
|Keywords:||memorialist, elegist, chronicler, war verse, lost boyhood, lost boys, monodist, History (General), Arts and Humanities(all)|
|Subjects:||History General and Old World > History (General)|
|Department:||Faculty of Education > Educational Studies|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||25 Jul 2012 15:03|
|Last modified:||27 Apr 2016 18:52|