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Wilfred Owen / Jon Stallworthy.

By: Stallworthy, Jon.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Oxford University Press, 1974Description: xiv, 333 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, genealogical tables, maps (on lining papers), plans, portraits ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 019211719X; 9780192117199.Subject(s): Owen, Wilfred, 1893-1918 | World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Literature and the war | War poetry, English -- History and criticism | Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography | Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography | Owen, Wilfred | Poets, English Biography 20th century | Soldiers Biography Great Britain | War poetry, English History and criticism | World War, 1914-1918 Literature and the war Great BritainAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Wilfred Owen.DDC classification: 821/.9/12 Other classification: HM 3895 | 18.05
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Includes bibliographical references (page 324) and index.

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Jon Stallworthy was born on January 18, 1935 in London, England. He served as second lieutenant in the Nigeria Regiment of the West African Frontier Force in the mid-1950s. After completing his national service, he studied English literature at Magdalen College, Oxford University, where he won the Newdigate Prize for his poem The Earthly Paradise in 1958. <p> His first collection of poetry, The Astronomy of Love, was published in 1961. His other collections of poetry include Root and Branch, Hand in Hand, A Familiar Tree, The Anzac Sonata, The Guest from the Future, Rounding the Horn: Collected Poems, Body Language, and War Poet. He received the Wilfred Owen Poetry Award in 2010 in recognition of his sustained body of work as a poet. He also wrote an autobiography entitled Singing School: The Making of a Poet. <p> He wrote biographies about several poets including Wilfred Owen, Boris Pasternak, Alexander Blok, Herbert Read, and Geoffrey Dearmer. His biography of Louis MacNeice won the Southern Arts Literature Prize. He edited several collections of poetry including The Penguin Book of Love Poetry, The Oxford Book of War Poetry, and Complete Poems and Fragments. He also taught English literature at Cornell University and Wolfson College, Oxford University. He died on November 19, 2014 at the age of 79. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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