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Wilfred Owen

Poet (18-Mar-1893 — 4-Nov-1918)


Dominic Hibberd. Wilfred Owen: A New Biography. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2002. 424pp.

Dominic Hibberd. Wilfred Owen: The Last Year, 1917-1918. Constable. 1992. 224pp.

Daniel W. Hipp. The Poetry of Shell Shock: Wartime Trauma and Healing in Wilfred Owen, Ivor Gurney and Siegfried Sassoon. McFarland. 2005. 218pp.

Stephen MacDonald. Not About Heroes: The Friendship of Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen. Faber and Faber. 1983. 90pp.

Harold Owen. Journey from Obscurity: Wilfred Owen, 1893-1918 Memoirs of the Owen Family. Oxford University Press. 1963.

Kenneth Simcox. Wilfred Owen: Anthem for a Doomed Youth. Woburn Press. 1987. 166pp.

Jon Stallworthy. Wilfred Owen: A Biography. Oxford University Press. 1974. 333pp.

Keith Van Comer. Strange Meetings: Walt Whitman, Wilfred Owen and Poetry of War. Lund University Press. 1996. 205pp.

Dennis Welland. Wilfred Owen: A Critical Study. London: Chatto & Windus. 1960. 159pp. Also a second edition in 1978.

Gertrude M. White. Wilfred Owen. Twayne. 1969. 156pp.

William White. Wilfred Owen (1893-1918): A Bibliography. Kent State University Press. 1965. 41pp.

Merryn Williams. Wilfred Owen. Seren. 1993. 185pp.


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  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.574)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.536)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1115)

  8. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.160)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.184)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1061)

  11. Authors Today and Yesterday (pp.509-11)

  12. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.150)

  13. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.766)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.381)

  15. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.242)

  16. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.408)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.24)

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