First World War Poetry Digital Archive

"Prose and Poetry" web sites

87 online resources. This is page 3 of 9.
Robert Graves archive
This is the home page of the Robert Graves Archive: a subject gateway for the poet, novelist and scholar Robert Graves (1895-1985). This site collects together the available poetry, audio files of Graves reading, multimedia resources, and the scholarly materials on the web for the study of his work. In addition it attempts to map and archive significant Robert Graves reference and quotation. The site is compiled by Philip Hunter and hosted by UKOLN at the University of Bath. Despite most pages not having been updated since 2000 (including the News section) this still remains an impress…
Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum
The Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum website provides information on both the Museum and the Regiment itself, in which famous literary figures such as: Siegfried Sassoon; David Jones; and the Welsh Bard Hedd Wyn (Ellis Humphrey Evans) served. The history of the Regiment is a long one (dating back to 1689) and one of the purposes of this site is to give space to stories relating to some of its artefacts, for which the physical space of the museum does not allow. To this end the 'Stories from the Museum' section of the site gives background information on certain items from the Museum's co…
Rupert Brooke
The Rupert Brooke Society's website gives more information on the society and its activities, as well as details of the poet's life and works. The Society, formed in 1999 by two enthusiasts, works to celebrate Brooke's life and works by arranging commemorative events and talks, as well as publishing a journal. The website provides: details of these events; titles of essays on Brooke that appear in the Society's magazine; links to related websites; details of books on Brooke; and information on Brooke-related tourist attractions. The site also provides the full text of Brooke's poems…
Rupert Brooke and friends
The Rupert Brooke and Friends Web pages are devoted to Brooke's brief First World War military career, and the friends he made at that time. The site provides a virtual tour (through modern and contemporary photographs) of areas, battle sites and memorials relevant to Brooke and his colleagues. The pictures are accompanied by a detailed account of Brooke's military life and his sudden death. The narrative continues on after Brooke's death to follow the careers of his friends and contemporaries, including Brooke's brother William, and Siegfried Sassoon's brother, Hamo. The account a…
Siegfried Sassoon Fellowship
The Siegfried Sassoon Fellowship website provides information on the organisation founded to celebrate the life and work of this poet and writer. The organisation is as yet fairly small (around 150 members at the time of writing) but fairly active, producing a journal and holding an annual conference as well as talks and other related events. The website gives details on: how to join the Fellowship; the organisation's annual conference; 'Siegfried's journal' (a twice-yearly periodical); and recent and forthcoming events, as well as: photographs relating to Sassoon and the Fellowship;…
St John's College Robert Graves trust
The St John's College Robert Graves Trust website promotes the life and work of the: poet; novelist; classicist; critic; and historian. Graves was the author of I, Claudius and Claudius the God and was also a survivor and poet of the First World War. This site presents information about Graves and his works, as well as about: the Robert Graves Society; the St John's College [Oxford] Graves Trust; the St John's College Robert Graves database project (which will track the location of the mass of letters that Graves wrote during his lifetime); and the journal, Gravesiana. The site include…
Steven Connor's homepage
Steven Connor's home page features papers and articles by Steven Connor, currently Professor of Modern Literature and Theory and Pro-Vice-Master for International and Research Students at Birkbeck College, University of London. Connor specialises in nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, cultural studies and literary theory. His papers cover a wide range of literary and cultural subjects, including Samuel Beckett, Isaac Rosenberg, Mary Shelley, Virginia Woolf, aesthetics, philosophy, ventriloquism, sound, music, modernism and romanticism. The site is highly recommended to those …
War poetry website : war poets and poetry of today and the First World War
The War Poetry website provides access to war poems from the First World War to the latest conflict in Iraq, as well as bibliographical information on poets of the First World War. The site is owned by Saxon Books, and is partially commercial, advertising anthologies of First World War poetry from the publisher. However, the site does give access to the texts of a few First World War poems, including: 'Dulce et Decorum Est' and 'Anthem for Doomed Youth' by Wilfred Owen; and 'Peace' by Rupert Brooke. More readily available are more modern works from: the Vietnam War; the Falklands Wa…
War poets
This is Professor Tim Kendall's blog about War Poetry, concentrating primarily on the prose and poetry of the First World War (1914-1918), but also the Second World War (1939-1945). Prof. Kendall is an expert on twentieth century British and Irish war poetry at the University of Exeter. His occasional posts are always insightful and focus in particular on his current research interests: American poet Robert Frost (1874-1963), and the poetry of Frost and Edward Thomas (1878-1917); and (with Philip Lancaster) Ivor Gurney's poems. As well as the author's opinions some of his posts can be …
War poets association, The
The War Poets Association website belongs to the UK-registered charity of the same name. The aim of the Association is to promote interest in poets whose subject is the experience of war, and also in the historical context of their lives and works. The charity does not confine its interest to one period or nationality, but as it states on the site: "the primary focus [is] on conflicts since 1914". The site gives short biographies of a number of poets (mainly from the First and Second World Wars) as well as: short introductions to major conflicts; news on publications and events rela…