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Theirs but to do and die the poetry of the charge of the Light Brigade at Balaklava, 25 October 1854 by

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Published by Astra in Nottingham .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Balaklava, Battle of, Balaklava, Ukraine, 1854 -- Poetry.,
  • English poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Literature and the war.,
  • War poetry, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Crimean War, 1853-1856 -- Poetry.,
  • English poetry -- 19th century.,
  • War poetry, English.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 19th century -- Poetry.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 187-224.

Statement[edited by] Patrick Waddington.
ContributionsWaddington, Patrick.
LC ClassificationsPR1195.B33 T47 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL561058M
ISBN 100946134448
LC Control Number96144882

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