First World War Poetry Digital Archive

"Prose and Poetry" web sites

87 online resources. This is page 6 of 9.
From the Fishouse : Poets : Brian Turner
An audio archive that includes readings by Brian Turner, American poet writing about the war in Iraq. This site requires QuickTime.
How the poets created an eternal war requiem
From the Sunday Times (2002) 'Why the Great War should be so central to the cultural memory and mythology of the British people, why its victims are still commemorated in the annual Armistice Day services...' by Jon Stallworthy.
Iraq Soldier Describes War in Poetry
US NPR (National Public Radio) web page about Brian Turner, an American poet and the winner of the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award for poetry, who served in Bosnia and in Iraq. Includes text from his poems, as well as audio files of the author's readings.
ITV Drama : My Boy Jack
The ITV web pages for the David Haig film about the death of the son of Rudyard Kipling. The website includes interviews with actors such as Haig (who plays Kipling), Daniel Radcliffe (of Harry Potter fame) who is very convincing as the young John Kipling, killed during the Battle of Loos, and Kim Cattrall (Sex and the City) who plays his mother.
Lawrence of Arabia : the Life, the Legend
An online exhibition from the Imperial War Museum.
Lost poets : Alan Seeger
A short biography and the text of Rendezvous, from the Lost Poets of the Great War website.
Meeting the Jet Man
A Web page about David Knowles, ("awarded a Distinguished Flying Cross for actions during the opening phase of the invasion of Iraq, David has first-hand experience of aspects of modern warfare which have scarcely been touched upon in poetry before. He has recently retired from the RAF and founded Two Ravens Press publishing house").
Michael Morpurgo Official Website
The website of the children's author, of books such as Private Peaceful and War Horse. It includes links to news about events and theatre performances of these works - and the concerts inspired by them.
Oxford DNB : The Armistice
To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the end of the First World War you can read, for free, the life stories of 36 individuals from the Oxford DNB. The presentation is arranged into the categories: Women and War; the Trenches; the Fallen; Empire; Land, Sea and Air; and Remembrance - reflecting different aspects of the 1914-18 conflict. The biographies include: Vera Brittain, Ivor Gurney, and Wilfred Owen.
Pat Mills' comic strip Charleys war
A website asbout Charley's War by Pat Mills, illustrated by Joe Colquhoun which is currently available as a graphic novel.