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24 January 1917 Edmund Blunden writes ‘Heavy shelling of billets all day. Working Parties supplied to RE and... fb.me/97DzI5pO4
24 January 1917 Robert Vernede writes ‘I slip in and out of my valise for meals! It’s much warmer in it than... fb.me/ZiQVoVKe
24 January 1915 Julian Grenfell is on leave ‘Got to Hazebrouck 7.30 pm and had dinner. Went on by the 8.45 train... fb.me/2wsmcYY0y
King’s College, London, Friday 15th September 2017 A one-day interdisciplinary workshop hosted at King’s College, London as part of the AHRCfunded Teaching and Learning War Research Network to explore young people’s engagement with and receptivity to the cultural memory messages of the two world wars from an international comparative perspective. We welcome abstract submissions from Continue Reading »
In this video Jon Stallworthy looks at what was significant about the First World War in marking such a major shift in war poetry. From Julian Grenfell to Wilfred Owen, he maps the change in attitudes to the horrors they witnessed.
Contributions from anyone with an interest in the war poets are welcome.
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