Edward Thomas: Photograph of the poet in 1914
Photograph of the poet in 1914
Edward Philip Thomas was born in Lambeth, London in 1878, of Welsh descent. He was educated at St Paul's college and then Lincoln College at Oxford University, where he studied history. He supported himself by writing biographies and reviews, and by working as a journalist.
This tutorial traces the wartime experience of the poet Edward Thomas, with particular emphasis on the effects of the First World War on families and children.
Created by A Miller.