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Showing 47 results for poetry
Dr Santanu Das gives an introduction to the poetry of the First World War, providing fascinating commentary on a range o...
Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888-1970) was an Italian poet. He was the founder of the ermetismo style of poetry, characterised a...
Wilfrid Wilson Gibson’s poetry collection Battle was first published in 1915. The work centres upon the experiences of W...
Activities built around a close reading of ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’.
Vittorio Locchi (1889-1917) was a poet and died on a ship near Cape Matapan in Greece during the war. This poem celebrat...
Dr Santanu Das considers how the examination of war poetry has changed and looks beyond typical British trench lyric to...
Although Edward Thomas wrote no poetry during his time in France during the First World War, war heavily pervaded his th...
Before the war Jessie Pope had been a very successful writer of comedy verse and a prolific contributor to newspapers an...
This is a selection from a pamphlet which illustrates the relationship between the poets T S Eliot and Ezra Pound. The f...
In May 1917, the poet Wilfred Owen was diagnosed with neurasthenia (shell-shock) and sent to Craiglockhart hospital near...
Gilbert Keith Chesterton considered himself first and foremost a journalist. However, he was a prolific writer contribut...
1914 & Other Poems was published shortly after Rupert Brooke died of blood poisoning on his way to the Dardanelles in Tu...
Charles Hamilton Sorley composed these haunting poems before the age of 20. Some were found in his kit, scribbled in pen...
Wilfred Owen, who is best known for works such as ‘Anthem for Doomed Youth’ and ‘Dulce et Decorum Est’, wrote the majori...
By the mid-20th century, Robert Graves was a revered poet. His early work explored the First World War. In 1948 Graves p...