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10 July 1940 Alun Lewis writes ‘I know how many fine men have taken up arms – in Poland, Czechoslovakia, Norway,... fb.me/Hk4eiKnC
10 July 1917 Edmund Blunden writes ‘I hear we got back to Bns on Thursday, but don’t want to leave Pop. quite so... fb.me/3LJy1IZFw
10 July 1916 Siegfried Sassoon’s battalion leaves Heilly for Citadel Camp.
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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