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War Poetry

"-- the Rest is Silence." Lost Poets of the Great War

An online resource on the poetry of World War I, with biographies, a time line, and bibliography.

Anthem for Doomed Youth

An exhibition in Brigham Young University which explored the writers and literature of The Great War, 1914-1918. Offers a substantial collection of articles, photographs, and a description of the stone in Poet's Corner of Westminster Abbey placed in memory of 16 Great War poets.

First World War Poetry Digital Archive

Online repository of over 4000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research, covering major British poets from the first world war period.

Literary Ambulance Drivers

A brief discussion of the many well known authors who were ambulance drivers during World War I.

Poems for the last of WWI

Two poems to commemorate the deaths of the last two British survivors of World War, commissioned by the BBC from the National Poet of Wales and the Poet Laureate.

Prose & Poetry

A substantial resource on the poets and other writers of World War I, with a library of biographies and articles, and an online version of "The Muse in Arms", a collection of wartime poetry published in 1917.

Thomas Hardy and the Boer War

Provides a guide to the events that inspired Hardy's poem, Drummer Hodge; includes background on the war, contemporary media and politics, and an essay on Hardy's response, with the texts of several poems.

War Poetry Imprint

An anthology of poetry inspired by the poet's anger at the war in Iraq.

War Poets and Poetry of Today and the First World War

Provides a collection of contemporary war poetry by both soldiers and civilians, and resources on the poets of the First World War and their works.

The War Poets Association

Contains articles about and biographies of war poets, particularly of the First World War, Spanish Civil War, Second World War, and the conflict in Ireland. Also includes details of membership, and newsletters.

The War Poets at Craiglockhart

Documents the lives of the War Poets during their stay at Craiglockhart War Hospital, now a campus of Napier University in Edinburgh. Offers a history, description of therapies used, and a library of related articles.

World War One Poets On The Battlefield

Provides biographies of four war poets, with virtual tours illustrating their experience of World War I.

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