First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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These are the public paths created by First World War Poetry Digital Archive.

'Fame is the recognition of one's peers'
This pathway was created by Suzanne for UWS. It describes the relationships between poets during the First World War, emphasizing Wilfred Owen.
A Selection of First World War Poetry
Here you can read a selection of poems that are included in the First World War Poetry Digital Archive. Some poems are further illustrated with images of manuscript variants.
Films of the Battle of the Somme
This pathway was created for the Learning and Teaching Development - ICT for English
Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education, as a demonstration of how to integrate a pathway into a class.
Highlights of the First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Follow the path to see some of the archive's highlights.
Poetry Journal
This pathway was created by Trina Glover for her class at South Fremantle Senior High School, as a sample project for her high school students.
Remembrance: Remembering Forever
This pathway was created by Queens Park school. It begins with statement:

We must tell our children so that they will tell theirs. This sacrifice must never be forgotten.
What's in a letter?
An analysis of a single letter from Wilfred Owen to his mother, from January 1917.
Wilfred Owen and Classical Allusion
This display of manuscripts looks at the classical tradition as an important source of imagery and content for some of Wilfred Owen's poems. Developed for A'level (16-18 years) literature and classical studies.
Wilfred Owen and Realism
Originally created by the City of London School, this pathway should be of use to anyone studying Wilfred Owen at Key Stage 4 (or High school level in the US). By looking at visual and other evidence, in the archives, it aims to raise the issue of realism in Owen's verse. The pathway ends by…
World War One: Death, Decay and Despair
This pathway was created by instructors for a course at Waukesha West High School. Presents a series of iconic, often graphic, photographs from the First World War.