Anthony Hecht Poems

Anthony Hecht was born in New York in 1923 and is considered to be one of the most important poets of the 20th century in the United States. Much of his work is inspired by the Second World War and the Holocaust. He passed away in October 2004 at the age of 81.

More Light! More Light!

by Anthony Hecht

‘More Light! More Light!’ by Anthony Hecht what inspired by the poet’s experiences during World War II. It describes several horrific deaths, one and 16th-century England and three in Buchenwald during World War II.

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