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.

Exercise

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

http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/education/schoolstudents

World War I Poetry

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1914warpoets.html

Sonnets of World War One

http://www.sonnets.org/wwi.htm

Lost Poets of the Great War

http://www.english.emory.edu/LostPoets/

Art of the First World War

http://www.art-ww1.com/gb/visite.html

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