World War I

Poets known primarily for their involvement in, and writing about, World War I.

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Title World War I Type of Content School of Poetry
Number/Poets 2 Number/Members 1
Originally Posted 11 Aug 2013 Number/Content 2
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Creator Bartholomew Brinkman Tags No Data

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Edward Thomas Portrait
Edward Thomas

Thomas’s deeply pessimistic war poetry was written in England while he was in training for service in France. He was killed in action during the Battle of Arras.  

Group/School: World War I

Race/Ethnicity: Western European
Gender: Male

Wilfred Owen portrait
Wilfred Owen

Owen’s iconic war poems, composed in the year before he was killed in France, are in many ways the most influential to have come out of World War I.

Group/School: World War I

Race/Ethnicity: Western European
Gender: Male

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