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30 April 1943 Alun Lewis arrives in Bombay
30 April 1917 Ivor Gurney writes ‘The “Poetry Reviews” may start me writing again: such imperfection in print is... fb.me/1T0EIjVN6
30 April 1916 Robert Vernede describes a gas attack at the Training School ‘at 12.45 midnight I heard a terrific... fb.me/7RXxCW6Kw
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 »
The widespread ignorance of Second World War poetry is disturbing. Why it persists is a question cultural historians should address and a curriculum imbalance that educationalists should urgently correct. Too many schoolchildren (and too many teachers) need to be reminded how warfare – and poetry – have changed since 1918. The New Oxford Book of Continue Reading »
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