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World War I

The frame for the unit is M.A.I.N.: Militarism, Alliances, Imperialism, Nationalism (causes of WWI). WWI poetry is included.

W. H. Auden

"Here War Is Simple"
Books
Collected Poems
by W.H. Auden
811 AUD
Auden: Poems
by W.H. Auden
821 AUD
The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry
edited by Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair
R 821 NOR
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
 
Web Resources

Vera Brittain

Books
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
 
Web Resources

Rupert Brooke

Books
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
World War I: Biographies
edited by Tom Pendergast
920 PEN
World War I: Primary Sources
edited by Tom Pendergast
R 940.3 PEN
 
Web Resources

Helena Coleman

Georges Duhamel (Denis Thevenin)

Robert Graves

Books
The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry
edited by Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair
R 821 NOR
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
World War I: Biographies
edited by Tom Pendergast
920 PEN
World War I: Primary Sources
edited by Tom Pendergast
R 940.3 PEN
 
Web Resources

Joyce Kilmer

Books
World War I: Biographies
edited by Tom Pendergast
920 PEN
Web Resources

John Lehmann

"Excellent Machine"
Books
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
 
Web Resources

Cecil Day Lewis

"Newsreel"
Books
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
World War I: Primary Sources
edited by Tom Pendergast
R 940.3 PEN
 
Web Resources

John McCrae

"In Flanders Fields"
Books
In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem
by John McCrae
811 GRA
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
World War I: Biographies
edited by Tom Pendergast
920 PEN
 
Web Resources

Wilfred Owen in WWI on the Western Front

Considered the greatest English poet of the First World War, Wilfred Owen wrote "Dulce et Decorum Est" with no-man's-land as its setting.

His poem ends with the Latin phrase "Dulce et decorum est pro patri mori" which translates to "It is sweet and right to die for your country."

Gerry Wood / Bridgeman Art Library / Universal Images Group/ Wilfred Owen In The First World War. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 15 Nov 2011.

Wilfred Owen

"Dulce et Decorum Est"
The setting for this poem is "no-man's-land" of the Western Front.
Books
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry
edited by Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair
R 821 NOR
World War I: Biographies
edited by Tom Pendergast
920 PEN
World War I: Primary Sources
edited by Tom Pendergast
R 940.3 PEN
 
Web Resources

John Dos Passos

Books
World War I: Primary Sources
edited by Tom Pendergast
R 940.3 PEN
 
Web Resources

Isaac Rosenberg

Books
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry
edited by Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair
R 821 NOR
World War I: Primary Sources
edited by Tom Pendergast
R 940.3 PEN
World War I: Biographies
edited by Tom Pendergast
920 PEN
Web Resources

Siegfried Sassoon

Books
The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry
edited by Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair
R 821 NOR
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
World War I: Biographies
edited by Tom Pendergast
920 PEN
World War I: Primary Sources
edited by Tom Pendergast
R 940.3 PEN
nlcudes poems and biographies)
Web Resources

Alan Seeger

Books
World War I: Biographies
edited by Tom Pendergast
920 PEN
World War I: Primary Sources
edited by Tom Pendergast
R 940.3 PEN
 
Web Resources

Edward Thomas

Books
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry: 1900 to the Present
edited by James Persoon, Robert R. Watson
R 821 FAC
The Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry
edited by Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair
R 821 NOR
World War I: Biographies
edited by Tom Pendergast
920 PEN
Web Resources