General Introductions

Writing in a War: Stories, Poems and Essays of 1939-1945, edited by Ronald Blythe, Penguin Books, 1982

Poetry of the Second World War: An International Anthology, edited by Desmond Graham, Pimlico, 1997

Second World War Poetry in English, John Lucas, Greenwich Exchange, 2013

The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of World War II, edited by Marina MacKay, Cambridge University Press, 2009

The New Oxford Book of War Poetry, edited by Jon Stallworthy, Oxford University Press, 2014

Individual Poets

Isaac Rosenberg and Keith Douglas [pdf 188KB 8 pages]

Some thoughts about ‘All Day It Has Rained’