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The works of Wilfred Owen

by Wilfred Owen

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Published by Wordsworth in Ware, Hertfordshire .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Douglas Kerr, and bibliography.
SeriesThe Wordsworth Poetry Library, Wordsworth poetry library
ContributionsKerr, Douglas.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 75 p. ;
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15552049M
ISBN 101853264237
OCLC/WorldCa33042426

  —The New York Times Book Review. Wilfred Owen was twenty-two when he enlisted in the Artists’ Rifle Corps during World War I. By the time Owen was killed at the age of 25 at the Battle of Sambre, he had written what are considered the most important British poems of WWI/5(7). With an Introduction and Notes by Owen Knowles, University of Hull. In his draft Preface, Wilfred Owen includes his well-known statement 'My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity'. All of his important poems were written in just over a year, and 'Dulce et Decorum Est', 'S.I.W.', 'Futility' and 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' still have an astonishing power to move the reader.5/5(1).

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Of all the poets of the First World War, Wilfred Owen most fires the imagination today. This biography is more than a simple account of his life - the childhood spent in the backstreets of Birkenhead and Shrewsbury, the appalling months in the trenches - it is a poets enquiry into the workingsof a poets paperback reproduces all the widely praised illustrations of the original edition 5/5(1). Hibberd, Dominic (Editor) Owen: War Poems.\ 10 by Owen, Wilfred and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Wilfred Owen, one of the soldier poets of World War One, wrote these poems during that conflict. He developed a close friendship with fellow poet Siegfried Sassoon while recovering from wounds. Sassoon was more blunt, perhaps, but Owen was just as precise /5(7).

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I’d recommend Owen’s poems for their masterful use of phonetics, something that is sorely missing in many twentieth-century English-language poets. Some poems in here are not “mature,” and maybe Owen may have never wanted them published, but even these contain beautiful turns of phrase/5(61).

Wilfred Owen wrote about World War I the way he experienced ittough, tearing, bloody, and strewn with broken bodies His fingers wake, and flutter up the bed. His eyes come open with a pull of will, Helped by the yellow may-flowers by his head/5.

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Wilfred Owen, one of the soldier poets of World War One, wrote these poems during that conflict. He developed a close friendship with fellow poet Siegfried Sassoon while recovering from wounds. Sassoon was more blunt, perhaps, but Owen was just as precise /5(44).

A re-read of this much-loved book, for reasons that might be obvious. ♦ While I certainly appreciated the biography by Jon Stallworthy, this effort by Dominic Hibberd is the definitive is lots of detail about all aspects and periods of Wilfred Owen's life - but in particular it accepts that Owen was gay, and explores a little of that part of his life as well/5.

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The works of Wilfred Owen by Owen Wilfred and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Wilfred Owen, (born MaOswestry, Shropshire, England—killed November 4,France), English poet noted for his anger at the cruelty and waste of war and his pity for its victims.

He also is significant for his technical experiments in assonance, which were particularly influential in the s. The Delphi Poets Series offers readers the works of literature's finest poets, with superior formatting.

This volume presents the complete poetical works of the beloved war poet Wilfred Owen, with beautiful illustrations and the usual Delphi bonus material.* Beautifully illustrated.

All that was strongest in Wilfred Owen survives in his poems". The preface was found, in an unfinished condition, among Wilfred Owen's papers. The slim book was sold for six shillings. It included 23 poems, including some of his most famous work, such as including "Anthem.

Wilfred Owen is referred to as a "soldier-poet" of WWI, which includes him in the company of such literary standards as Rupert Brooke, Robert Graves and Siegfried Sassoon.

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The Works of Wilfred Owen (Wordsworth Poetry Library) by Wilfred Owen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Wilfred Owen was twenty-two when he enlisted in the Artists' Rifle Corps during World War I. By the time Owen was killed at the age of 25 at the Battle of Sambre, he had written what are considered the most important British poems of WWI.

This definitive edition is based on manuscripts of Owen's papers in the British Museum and other archives.5/5(2). Wilfred Owen: The Truth Untold by Dominic Hibberd Weidenfeld & Nicholson £25, pp A poet must be judged by his poetry. The facts of his life and the circumstances of Author: Roy Hattersley.On MaWilfred Edward Salter Owen was born in Shropshire, England.

After the death of his grandfather inthe family moved to Birkenhead, where Owen was educated at the Birkenhead Institute. After another move inhe continued his studies at the technical school in Shrewsbury.Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.