Monthly Archives: February 2015

Words of endurance: Storm of Steel

This is one of a series about memoirs, novels, and poems authored by combatants of the First World War. All page numbers below refer to Ernst Juenger, Storm of Steel. Translated by Michael Hofmann. New York: Penguin Books, 2004. If … Continue reading

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Words of endurance: Poems of Wilfred Owen

This is one of a series about memoirs, novels, and poems authored by combatants of the First World War. This is a short selection of poems by Wilfred Owen, who served as second lieutenant in the 2nd Manchesters. After suffering … Continue reading

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Words of endurance: Roumanian Diary

This is one of a series about memoirs, novels, and poems authored by combatants of the First World War. All page numbers shown below refer to Hans Carossa, A Roumanian Diary,┬áNew York: Alfred Knopf, 1930. Hans Carossa’s Roumanian Diary is … Continue reading

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