Professor Robert Vilain, Department of German, University of Bristol
18 October 2014
Note: The original intention was to include some reference to the British war poets, among them Brooke, Blunden, Sassoon, Graves, Owen, Rosenberg, Gurney and Thomas. In the event, this proved impossible. Readers are recommended to look up two excellent modern general studies:
Nicholas Murray: The Red Sweet Wine of Youth: British Poets of the First World War Little, Brown 2010.