MSS Drafts, Published Texts, Correspondence, Photographs,Service Records, Diaries…
I’m trying to stop them rehashing the same old A’ Level essays and I think drafts are a really good way to do that…Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred OwenTo what extent do drafts of this poem challenge itsstatus as a work?Hope Wolf: http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/education/pathways/path/w83yc7
Why do you think Sassoonprefers:1. "the monstrous anger of theguns" to "the solemn anger ofour guns"?2. "the blind insolence of theiriron mouths" to "the majesticinsults of their iron mouths"?
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Images: Blunden Family Archive via the First World War Poetry Digital Archive
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