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Dulc(e) et decor(um) est…

I have always been uncomfortable with what I take to be the popular interpretation of Wilfred Owen’s poem Dulce et Decorum est. My first experience of it was in about 1962 from the lips of our young English teacher, a … Continue reading

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‘The Long Shadow’, War Poetry, and Commemoration

  Faithful followers of this blog will recall my account on 16 December 2015 of Professor David Reynolds’s public lecture ‘Making Peace with the Great War: Centenary Reflections’. I have now read the book behind the lecture (see above) and … Continue reading

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Guest post: Damian Grant, ‘Wilfred Owen commemorated in France’

    WILFRED OWEN AT ORS We have our own poet, Wilfred Owen, here in the village of Ors in northern France. The village lives along the slow canal tucked under Bois l’Evêque; the railway (steel scorning water) goes for … Continue reading

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