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24 May 1943 Alun Lewis writes ‘For my birthday will you buy me Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake and Edmund Wilson’s To the... fb.me/8zLpnDJmo
24 May 1940 Alun Lewis writes ‘I know we cannot help this rude separation, and I know that madness and cruelty... fb.me/1cnBiN9wS
24 May 1918 John Allen Wyeth’s division arrives in France in Brest.
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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