The War Poems of Wilfred Owen
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The War Poems of Wilfred Owen

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This selection of Wilfred Owen's war poems is being published partly to provide an ideal edition of the poems for schools, who essentially read the war poems and need a short, thorough edition. It contains a new introduction by Jon Stallworthy, which is aimed at a general audience, but will be thorough and academic enough to work for schools as well. Constable have a similar edition planned, but Chatto's will be out first, and contains copyright material unavailable to other editions.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 134 x 210 x 12mm | 158.76g
  • Vintage Publishing
  • CHATTO & WINDUS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0701161264
  • 9780701161262
  • 13,781

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The complete and definitive edition of Owen’s war poems Wilfred Owen was the greatest poet of the First World War, and his death in battle, a few days before Armistice, was a disastrous loss to English letters. This volume gathers together the poems for which he is best known, and which represent his most important contribution to poetry in the twentieth century. Taken from the definitive edition of Owen’s work, and containing material unavailable to other editions, this selection has been edited by Professor Jon Stallworthy, who has written an illuminating and authoritative introduction.show more
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