World War One Poets

During World War One a group of British “soldier poets” recorded the war in their verse. Siegfried Sassoon was one of them. Amongst others were Ivor Gurney, David Jones and Wilfred Owen.


Prepare a short report on these “War Poets.” How was their poetry received? What was their fate?

Web resource

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

World War I Poetry

Sonnets of World War One

Lost Poets of the Great War

Art of the First World War

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