November 4, 1918: Poet Wilfred Owen is killed in battle. Imperial War Museum Photograph Collection Q 101783

November 4, 1918: Poet Wilfred Owen is killed in battle. Imperial War Museum Photograph Collection Q 101783

El poeta de la Gran Guerra: Wilfred Edward Salter Owen (1893-1918) fue un poeta Inglés y soldado. Es considerado por muchos como el poeta líder de "la Gran Guerra". Su obra es impactante y realista con su enfoque sobre los horrores de la guerra de trincheras y los ataques de gas.

El poeta de la Gran Guerra: Wilfred Edward Salter Owen (1893-1918) fue un poeta Inglés y soldado. Es considerado por muchos como el poeta líder de "la Gran Guerra". Su obra es impactante y realista con su enfoque sobre los horrores de la guerra de trincheras y los ataques de gas.

Wilfred Owen Dulce et Decorum Est manuscript page                                    [ 'This item is from The First World War Poetry Digital Archive, University of Oxford (www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit); © [Copyright notice]'.]

Wilfred Owen Dulce et Decorum Est manuscript page [ 'This item is from The First World War Poetry Digital Archive, University of Oxford (www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit); © [Copyright notice]'.]

Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) was a First World War poet who wrote bitterly about his experiences as a soldier, attacking the ruling classes and the generals who in his opinion had no idea of what they were doing. This amounted to a revolutionary view of the world, and helped to change society utterly after the conflict ended.

Wilfred Owen (1893-1918) was a First World War poet who wrote bitterly about his experiences as a soldier, attacking the ruling classes and the generals who in his opinion had no idea of what they were doing. This amounted to a revolutionary view of the world, and helped to change society utterly after the conflict ended.

♥ WW1 soldier's letter home. Said to be the source of inspiration for one of Wilfred Owen's famous poems, called The Sentry.

♥ WW1 soldier's letter home. Said to be the source of inspiration for one of Wilfred Owen's famous poems, called The Sentry.

Wilfred Owen, whose WWI poems are tragic, striking, strangely lovely, with a peculiar irony, died so young, so talented, one week before the war's end. From Dulce et Decorum est: "Bent double like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through the sludge" and later "Dim, through the misty panes and thick green light, As under a green sea, I saw him drowning."

Wilfred Owen, whose WWI poems are tragic, striking, strangely lovely, with a peculiar irony, died so young, so talented, one week before the war's end. From Dulce et Decorum est: "Bent double like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through the sludge" and later "Dim, through the misty panes and thick green light, As under a green sea, I saw him drowning."

Treasure Tuesday: Wilfred Own ArchiveThe First World War unleashed the horror of industrialised warfare on Europe for the first time. A century on, it is through the art, poetry and testimony of its survivors that we can glimpse the...

Treasure Tuesday: Wilfred Own ArchiveThe First World War unleashed the horror of industrialised warfare on Europe for the first time. A century on, it is through the art, poetry and testimony of its survivors that we can glimpse the...

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