Sunday, 1 December 2013


I am always asking people to let me know of any poets they know of who are not already on my list.   I thought, in all fairness, I really ought to let you know some of the books I have already read.



ALAN, A.J, Ed.- “Second Book”.- (Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., London, 1932)

BILTON, David.- “Images of War  The Germans in Flanders 1914” (Pen & Sword, Barnsley, 2012)

BIRN, Antony and BIRN, Nicholas. Eds.- “Voices from the Front Line".- (Summersdale Publishers Ltd., Chichester, Sussex, 2008)

BOORMAN, Derek.- "A Century of Remembrance. 100 Outstanding British War Memorials". (Pen & Sword Books, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2005)

CARDINAL, Agnes, GOLDMAN, Dorothy, HATTAWAY, Judith. Eds.- “Women’s Writing on the First World War” (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1999)

CLARKE, G.H. Ed.- “A Treasury of War Poetry  British and American Poems 1914 - 1919".-  (Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1917)

DEPP, Wolfgang G., MIDDLETON, Christopher, SCHONHERR, Herbert, Eds.- “Ohne Hass und Fahne No Hatred and no Flag Sans haine et sans drapeau”.- (Rowohlt, Hamburg, 1959)

Editor Unknown.- “Fifty amazing stories of the Great War”.- (Odhams Press Ltd., London, 1936)

FOWLER WRIGHT. S. (Ed.).- "Poets of Merseyside  An Anthology of Present
Day Poetry".-  (Merton Press Ltd., London, 1923)

GOLDSTEIN, JOSHUA S.- “War and Gender:  How Gender shapes the War System and Vice Versa”.-  (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2001)

HIGGONET, Margaret, Ed. - “Lines of Fire  Women Writers of World War I” .-(Penguin Books, London, 1999)

HOLLIS, Matthew and KEEGAN, Paul, Eds.- “101 Poems against War”.- (Faber and Faber, London, 2003)

HOLT, Tonie and Valmai and ZEEPVAT, Charlotte, Eds. – “Poets of the Great
War”.- (Pen & Sword Books Ltd., Barnsley, Yorkshire, 1999)

KHAN, Nosheen, Ed.- “Women’s Poetry of the First World War” .- (Lexington, University Press of Kentucky, 1988)

LARKIN, Philip.- “The Oxord Book of Twentieth Century Verse Chosen by Philip Larkin” (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1973)

LLWYD, Alan, Ed. - “Out of the Fire of Hell.  Welsh Experiences of the Great War 1914 – 1918 in prose and verse”.- (Gomer Press, Llandysal, Ceredigion SA4 4JL, 2008)

MACDONALD, John with ZELIKO, Cimpric. - “Caporetto and the Isonzo Campaign  The Italian Front 1915 – 1918”.- (Pen & Sword Military, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2011)

MARSLAND, Elisabeth A., Ed.- “The Nation’s Cause  French, English and German Poetry of the First World War”.- (Routledge, Oxford, 1991)

NOAKES, Vivien, Ed. - “Voices of Silence  The Alternative Book of First World War Poetry”.- (Sutton Publishing Ltd., Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2006)

POLE, Stephen and WHEAL, Elizabeth-Anne Eds. - “Dictionary of the First World War”.- (Pen & Sword Military Classics, Barnsley, Yorkshire, 2003)

POWELL, Anne, Ed.- "A Deep Cry A Literary Pilgrimage to the Battlefields and Cemeteries of First World War British Soldier-Poets Killed in Northern France and Flanders".- (Palladour Books, Aberporth, Dyfed, 1993)

REILLY, Catherine. Ed. - “Scars upon my Heart”.- (Virago Press, London, 1981)

ROBERTS, David. Ed.- "Minds at War The Poetry and Experiences of the First World War".- (Saxon Books, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, 1996)

SMITH, William James. Ed. – “Granger’s Index to Poetry”.- (Columbia University Press, London, 1973)

SPRIET, Chris, Ed.- ”We werden honderd jaar ouder (We aged a hundred years).- Davidsfonds Uitgeverij, Leuven, 2013)

STALLWORTHY, Jon. Ed., “The Poems of Wilfred Owen”.- (Chatto & Windus, London, 1990)

ZUBER, Terence.- "The Battle of the Frontiers  The Ardennes 1914".- (The History Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2007)


The First World War Poetry Digital Archive, University of Oxford