Edward Thomas: Letter from Edward Thomas to his son Merfyn, 1917
Letter from Edward Thomas to his son Merfyn, 1917
While in camp and at the front, Thomas also wrote prolifically to his children, and they responded in kind. Consider the following set of correspondence. How do you think the war altered the lives of children, particularly those with parents serving in the army and navy?
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.