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Author McPhail, Helen.

Title Wilfred Owen / Helen McPhail and Philip Guest.

Publication Info. Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen & Sword Military, 2013.


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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps.
Series Battleground Europe. On the trail of the poets of the Great War
Battleground Europe. On the trail of the poets of the Great War.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed on June 11, 2014).
Originally published in 1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-125) and index.
Contents Cover; Series; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction by the Series Editor; Introduction; Biographical table; Chapter 1 The Unlikely Origins of an Officer; Chapter 2 The Real Thing; Chapter 3 'A Damned Fine Poet'; Chapter 4 Back to the Front Line; Chapter 5 The Canal at Ors; Bibliography; General Index; Poems.
Summary This is a guide to the battlefields that inspired the young and sensitive poet, whose poems are probably the twentieth century's best-known literary expressions of experience of war. Detailed maps, military diaries, photographs and modern roads guide the visitor through the battlefields. Owen's letters are used extensively, together with his poetry, linking specific places events, vividly describing the suffering of the trench.
Subject Owen, Wilfred, 1893-1918.
Owen, Wilfred, 1893-1918. (OCoLC)fst00030191
World War (1914-1918) (OCoLC)fst01180746
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.
Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Soldiers -- Poetry.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Literature and the war.
POETRY -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
Poets, English. (OCoLC)fst01067870
Soldiers. (OCoLC)fst01125233
Great Britain. (OCoLC)fst01204623
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Added Author Guest, Philip, 1924- author.
Other Form: Print version: Guest, Philip. On the Trail of the Poets of the Great War : Wilfred Owen. Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©1998 9780850526141
ISBN 9781473801462 (electronic bk.)
147380146X (electronic bk.)
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