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The Great Poets: The War Poetry of Wilfred Owen

Wilfred Owen

No poet is more closely identified with the First World War than Wilfred Owen. His striking body of work, grim to the point of brutality yet, at the same time, majestic and awe-inspiring, defines the war for us. It is in each of these famous poems that Owen reflects on the four terrible months that he lived through; he conveys the experience of war, the death, the destruction and the filth, through a unique poetic language and a bold artistic vision. This anthology collects 49 of Owen’s iconic poems and serves not only as a perfect introduction to his verse but also as a commemoration of the sacrifice that was made by an entire generation of young men.

No poet is more closely identified with the First World War than Wilfred Owen. His striking body of work, grim to the point of brutality yet, at the same time, majestic and awe-inspiring, defines the war for us. It is in each of these famous poems that Owen reflects on the four terrible months that he lived through; he conveys the experience of war, the death, the destruction and the filth, through a unique poetic language and a bold artistic vision. This anthology collects 49 of Owen’s iconic poems and serves not only as a perfect introduction to his verse but also as a commemoration of the sacrifice that was made by an entire generation of young men.
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No poet is more closely identified with the First World War than Wilfred Owen. His striking body of work, grim to the point of brutality yet, at the same time, majestic and awe-inspiring, defines the war for us. It is in each of these famous poems that Owen reflects on the four terrible months that he lived through; he conveys the experience of war, the death, the destruction and the filth, through a unique poetic language and a bold artistic vision. This anthology collects 49 of Owen’s iconic poems and serves not only as a perfect introduction to his verse but also as a commemoration of the sacrifice that was made by an entire generation of young men.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Anton Lesser

Length:

1h 19m


Chapters

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Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:09


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:21


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:14


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:18


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:28


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

00:51


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:14


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

00:56


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

00:55


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:24


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:34


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

00:50


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:39


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

00:56


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

01:04


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

01:07


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

00:32


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

00:46


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

00:55


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

01:38


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

01:10


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:14


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

00:39


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

00:44


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

00:34


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

01:58


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

01:09


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:19


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

01:46


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

01:31


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

02:15


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

01:26


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

02:16


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

01:43


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

03:17


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:14


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

01:58


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

01:39


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

00:42


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

02:17


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

01:53


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

02:20


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

02:46


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

01:16


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

01:11


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

01:06


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

03:29


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

00:57