Prison Rhymes. Composed in Military Guard Rooms and Prison Cells.: Stewart, Robert Prison Rhymes. Composed in Military Guard Rooms and Prison Cells.: Stewart, Robert

Prison Rhymes. Composed in Military Guard Rooms and Prison Cells.

Stewart, Robert

Published by National Prohibition and Reform Party. Printed by Thomas Hunter & Sons, Limited, 1919
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Anti-war poetry from the First World War. Stewart, the author, was arrested in 1916, probably for having been a conscientious objector. As a Socialist Radical, he may also have been engaged in other anti-government activities that got him into trouble with the law. The poetry he produced in prison is often fluent, even musical and lilting, very much in the tradition of Burns, who clearly was an influence, with one of the poems an explicit re-working of "A Man's a Man for a' That". 8vo. 18.5 by 12.5 cm. 31, [1] pp. Scarce, with only copies found at the British Library and the National Libary of Scotland, based on an OCLC FIrst Search (and a microfilm copy in Gottingen). Soiling on the cover, slight griminess to a few leaves, and age toning generally. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Prison Rhymes. Composed in Military Guard ...
Publisher: National Prohibition and Reform Party. Printed by Thomas Hunter & Sons, Limited
Publication Date: 1919
Binding: Brochure. Wraps.
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First edition.

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