First World War

# Title Description Contributor
1 The Sandwich that Sabotaged Civilisation

Myths and Mistakes. How a well known photograph and an infamous lunch break have shaped our...

Dr Paul Miller
2 Popular fiction in World War One

An argument for a more nuanced assessment of the popular literature consumed by the wider public...

Jane Potter
3 Wartime Art and Grief

German women and the aesthetics of loss portrayed through art during the First World War.

Claudia Siebrecht
# Title Description Contributor
1 The Sandwich that Sabotaged Civilisation

Myths and Mistakes. How a well known photograph and an infamous lunch break have shaped our...

Dr Paul Miller
2 Wartime Art and Grief

German women and the aesthetics of loss portrayed through art during the First World War.

Claudia Siebrecht
3 Conflict Culture

How much do we really know about the experience of the average individual soldier?

Matthew Leonard
# Essay Title Description Contributor
1 Postcard from the Front Lines of Teaching "Dulce et Decorum Est"

Wilfred Owen is the most famous of the World War One soldier-poets, and "Dulce et Decorum Est"...

Eleanor Mary Boudreau
# Resource Title Description Contributor
1 Combat Gnosticism and the Woman Poets of the First World War

Blog post by Professor Tim Kendall and discussion from the War Poetry blog.

Tim Kendall
2 Ivor Gurney, Isaac Rosenberg, Wilfred Owen

Blog post by Professor Tim Kendall and discussion. From the War Poetry blog.

Tim Kendall
3 War Horse Poetry

Blog post by Professor Tim Kendall and discussion.

Tim Kendall
4 Gilbert Frankau

Blog post about the poet Gilbert Frankau. By Professor Tim Kendall + discussion on the War...

Tim Kendall
5 Mary Borden

Blog post + discussion about the writer, poet, nurse Mary Borden "one of the most extraordinary...

Tim Kendall
6 Wilfred Owen: 'Futility'

Blog post + discussion about the Owen's poem 'Futility'. By Professor Tim Kendall on the War...

Tim Kendall