Living the War - the Poets II

Wilfred Owen. From Poems, 1920.

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Owen’s poem, “Dulce et Decorum Est” is one of the most famous poems of the war. Owen’s description of a poison gas attack and its casualties punctures the myth – “the old Lie” – that death in battle is glorious or sweet.

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Owen’s poem, “Dulce et Decorum Est” is one of the most famous poems of the war. Owen’s description of a poison gas attack and its casualties punctures the myth – “the old Lie” – that death in battle is glorious or sweet.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title Living the War - the Poets II
Publication Title Poems
Creator Wilfred Owen
Publication Date 1920
Call Number Case Martin Y 185 .O968
Location Special Collections