Wilfred Owen

Standard Name: Owen, Wilfred


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Characters Pat Barker
Barker opens with the text of Finished with the War, A Soldier's Declaration, issued in July 1917 by the writer Siegfried Sassoon , one of her real-life characters.
Barker, Pat. Regeneration. Viking-Penguin.
3, 71
She alternates scenes of...
Characters Pat Barker
This novel recreates the psychological warfare and the widespread social unrest of the war years. It ends on a series of deaths of people who are in every meaningful way, dead already.
Barker, Pat. The Ghost Road. Viking-Penguin.
The deaths...
Friends, Associates Lady Margaret Sackville
LMS became, according to Mary Agnes Hamilton , one of those [e]verybody who was anybody in the anti-war movement, who gathered around Lady Ottoline Morrell .
Hamilton, Mary Agnes. Remembering My Good Friends. Jonathan Cape.
She was an occasional visitor at the Morrells'...
Intertextuality and Influence Seamus Heaney
Confronted with a desperate and ironic play about refugees, he writes of Friel's Volunteers that certain critics would have preferred grandiloquent abstraction. Invoking Wilfred Owen , Heaney unpacks the stock response to the idea...
Literary responses Lady Margaret Sackville
Whitney Womack has recently written that LMS 's war poetry should be read alongside the war poetry of Rupert Brooke , Edward Thomas , Wilfred Owen , Siegfried Sassoon , and Isaac Rosenberg , as...
Occupation Frances Horovitz
Patrick Magee , Harvey Hall , Stevie Smith , Hugh Dickson , and Basil Jones were the other readers for the project. The poets from whose work they read included W. B. Yeats , D. H. Lawrence
Reception Lilian Bowes Lyon
LBL 's publisher identified her as one of the much-tried generation that produced Wilfred Owen , belonging to no school and no one world, and more indebted to actual people of many nations and...
Reception Rupert Brooke
Brooke's reputation quickly developed into icon status: he came to symbolise a generation of golden youth willingly and idealistically sacrificed. This image rested particularly on poems like his sonnet The Soldier, which looks forward...
Reception May Cannan
Bevil Quiller-Couch wrote that of the books he had read at the Front (more books than during the rest of my life,
Cannan, May, and Bevil Quiller-Couch. The Tears of War. Editor Fyfe, Charlotte, Cavalier Books.
including war novels and war poems), this was the only one...
Textual Features Carol Ann Duffy
Among the many poets gathered here, inescapable choices like Wilfred Owen , Siegfried Sassoon , Isaac Rosenberg , and Robert Graves rub shoulders with the unexpected, like Cynthia Asquith , Sarojini Naidu , and Gertrude Stein .
Textual Features Edith Sitwell
Wheels was a series in opposition: to the First World War, to the cosiness of the Georgian school of poetry, and to the establishment in general. It drew its revolutionary note from the continued influence...
Textual Production Susan Hill
SH published Strange Meeting, A Novel, set during the First World War and titled from the name of a poem by Wilfred Owen .
Whitaker’s Books in Print. J. Whitaker and Sons.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
Textual Production Dylan Thomas
Many of these pieces had been first broadcast on BBC radio, not including the furiously satirical How To Be a Poet but including a warm tribute to an actual poet, Wilfred Owen .
Borne Back Daily. http://borneback.com/ .
4 November 2008
Textual Production Iris Tree
Sitwell included five poems by Tree in the first cycle, eight in the second, and nine in each of the third and fourth cycles. The anthology, which extended to six cycles in all, also included...


30 May 1962: The newly-built Coventry Cathedral was consecrated,...

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30 May 1962

The newly-built Coventry Cathedral was consecrated, and heard the first performance of Benjamin Britten 's War Requiem, with words from the Latin mass and from poems by Wilfred Owen .


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