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1.) Anthologies  

Abrams, M. H. (ed.), The Norton Anthology of English Literature, 6th edition, volume II, New York, 1993.   

Baker, Kenneth (ed.), The Faber Book of War Poetry, London, 1996.  

Brereton, Frederick (ed.), Anthology of War Poems, introduced by Edmund Blunden, London, 1930.   
Cross, Tim (ed.), The Lost Voices of World War I. An International Anthology of Writers, Poets and Playwrights, London, 1988.    

Ferguson, Margaret, et al. (ed.), The Norton Anthology of Poetry, 4th edition, New York, 1970.    

Hibberd, Dominic / Onions, John (ed.), Poetry of the Great War, Basingstoke, 1986. 

Kermode, Frank, et al. (ed.), The Oxford Anthology of English Literature, volume II, Oxford, 1973.   

Larkin, Philip (ed.), The Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century English Verse, Oxford, 1973.   

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, Aberporth, 1993.   

Roberts, David (ed.), Minds at War, Burgess Hill, 1996, 1998.   

Silkin, Jon (ed.), The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry, Harmondsworth, 1979.   

Stallworthy, Jon (ed.), The Oxford Book of War Poetry, Oxford, 1984.   

Taylor, Martin (ed.), Lads: Love Poetry of the Trenches, London, 1998.   

Ward, Candace (ed.), World War One British Poets, London, 1997. 

2.) Studies  

Adams, Michael C. C., The Great Adventure. Male Desire and the Coming of World War I, Bloomington and Indianapolis, 1990.   

Barker, Jonathan (ed.), The Art of Edward Thomas, Bridgend, 1987. 

Bergonzi, Bernard, Heroes' Twilight. A Study of the Literature of the Great War, 1965, 3rd edition London, 1996.   

Bradbury, Malcolm, 'The Name and Nature of Modernism', in Modernism 1890-1930, ed. Malcolm Bradbury / James McFarlane, Hassocks, 1978, pp. 19-55.   

Bradbury, Malcolm, The Social Context of Modern English Literature, Oxford, 1971.   

Butler, Christopher, Early Modernism. Literature, Music and Painting in Europe 1900-1916, Oxford, 1994.   

Caesar, Adrian, Taking It Like a Man. Suffering, Sexuality and the War Poets, Manchester and New York, 1993.   

Cobley, Evelyn, Representing War. Form and Ideology in First World War Narratives, Toronto, 1993.    

Cohen, Joseph, Journey to the Trenches: The Life of Isaac Rosenberg, 1890-1918, London, 1975.   

Collins, L. J., Theatre at War 1914-1918, Basingstoke and London, 1997.   

Cork, Richard, A Bitter Truth. Avant-Garde Art and the Great War, New Haven and London, 1994.   

Crawford, Fred D., British Poets of the Great War, Selinsgrove, 1988.   

Day, Gary, 'The Poets: Georgians, Imagists and Others', in Literature and Culture in Modern Britain, ed. Clive Bloom, London and New York, 1993.    

Delany, Paul, The Neo-pagans: Friendship and Love in the Rupert Brooke Circle, London, 1987.   

Doyle, Charles, Richard Aldington: A Biography, Carbondale and Edwardsville, 1989.   

Eksteins, Modris, 'Memory and the Great War', in The Oxford Illustrated History of the First World War, Oxford and New York, 1998.   

Eksteins, Modris, Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age, Boston, 1989.   

Ferguson, Niall, The Pity of the War, Harmondsworth, 1999.   

Fussell, Paul, The Great War and Modern Memory, 1975, New York, 1977.   

Gassenmeier, Michael, 'The Propagation and the Deconstruction of a Martial Myth: Zur englischen Kriegsdichtung 1914-1918', in Krieg und Frieden in Gedichten von der Antike bis zum 20. Jahrhundert, ed. Theo Stemmler, Mannheim, 1994, pp. 175-198.    

Goodway, David (ed.), Herbert Read Reassessed, Liverpool, 1999.  

Graham, Desmond, The Truth of War: Owen, Blunden, Rosenberg, Manchester, 1984.    

Harvey, A. D., A Muse of Fire. Literature, Art and War, London, 1998.    

Hibberd, Dominic (ed.), Poetry of the First World War, Macmillan Casebook Series, London, 1981. 

Hurd, Michael, The Ordeal of Ivor Gurney, Oxford, 1978.   

Hynes, Samuel, The Soldiers' Tale: Bearing Witness to Modern War, New York, 1997.   

Hynes, Samuel, A War Imagined. The First World War and English Culture, 1990, New York, 1992.   

Irmscher, Christoph, Masken der Moderne, Würzburg, 1992.   

Johnston, John H., English Poetry of the First World War, Princeton, 1964.   

Khan, Nosheen, Women's Poetry of the First World War, New York, 1988. 

Kalechofsky, Roberta, George Orwell, New York, 1973.   

Klein, Holger (ed.), The First World War in Fiction, London, 1976, 2nd edition 1978.    

Kosok, Heinz, 'The First World War in Irish Drama', in Evergreen, 20 (1998), 1-23.   

Lehmann, John, A Nest of Tigers: Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell in Their Times, London, 1968.   

Lehmann, John, The English Poets of the First World War, London, 1981.   

Lennartz, Norbert, Absurdität vor dem Theater des Absurden. Absurde Tendenzen und Paradigmata untersucht an ausgewählten Beispielen von Lord Byron bis T. S. Eliot, Trier, 1998.   

Lessenich, Rolf, 'The World of the Novels of H. G. Wells', in Anglia, 115 (1997), 299-322.    

Löschnigg, Martin, Der Erste Weltkrieg in deutscher und englischer Dichtung, Heidelberg, 1994.   

Marsland, Elizabeth A., The Nation's Cause. French, English and German Poetry of the First World War, London and New York, 1991.   

Marwick, Arthur, The Deluge: British Society and the First World War, London, 1965. 

McPhail, Helen / Guest, Philip, Wilfred Owen, Battleground Europe, London, 1999.   

McPhail, Helen / Guest, Philip, Edmund Blunden, Battleground Europe, London, 1999.    

Millard, Kenneth, Edwardian Poetry, Oxford English Monographs, Oxford, 1991. 

Moeyes, Paul, Siegfried Sassoon Scorched Glory: A Critical Study, London, 1997. 

Nicholls, Peter, Modernisms. A Literary Guide, Basingstoke and London, 1995.   

Onions, John, English Fiction and Drama of the Great War, 1918-1939, New York, 1990.   

Pache, Walter, Degeneration - Regeneration. Beiträge zur Literatur- und Kulturgeschichte zwischen Dekadenz und Moderne, Würzburg, 1999.   

Parfitt, George, English Poetry of the First World War, Hemel Hempstead, 1990.   

Parfitt, George, Fiction of the First World War, London, 1988.   

Potter, Jane, ' "A Great Purifier": The Great War in Women's Romances and Memoirs 1914-1918', in Women's Fiction and the Great War, ed. Suzanne Raitt / Trudi Tate, Oxford, 1997, pp. 85-106.   

Quinn, Patrick J., The Great War and the Missing Muse. The Early Writings of Robert Graves and Siegfried Sassoon, Selinsgrove, 1994.  

Rogers, Timothy (ed.), Georgian Poetry 1911-1922, The Critical Heritage Series, London, 1977.   

Roshwald, Aviel / Richard Stites (ed.), European Culture in the Great War. The Arts, Entertainment and Propaganda, 1914-1918, Cambridge, 1999.   

Rutherford, Andrew, The Literature of War, London, 1978.   

Seymour, Miranda, Robert Graves. Life on the Edge, New York, 1995.   

Sillar, Stuart, Art and Survival in First World War Britain, London, 1987. 

Silkin, Jon, Out of Battle. The Poetry of the Great War, Oxford, 1978.   

Small, Helen, 'Mrs Humphry Ward and the First Casualty of War ', in Women's Fiction and the Great War, ed. Suzanne Raitt / Trudi Tate, Oxford, 1997, pp. 18-46.   

Spear, Hilda D., Remembering, We Forget. A Background Study to the Poetry of the First World War, London, 1979.   

Stallworthy, Jon, Wilfred Owen, London, 1974.    

Tylee, Claire M., The Great War and Women's Consciousness, London, 1990. 

Ward, A. C., Twentieth-Century Literature: 1901-1925, London, 1928.   

Webb, Barry, Edmund Blunden: A Biography, New Haven, 1990.   

Weintraub, Stanley, A Stillness Heard Around the World. The End of the Great War, New York, 1985.   

Williams, Jeffrey C., 'The Myth of the Lost Generation: The British War Poets and Their Modern Critics', in Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History, 12 (1982), 45-56.   
Wilson, Jean Moorcroft, Isaac Rosenberg: Poet and Painter: A Biography, London, 1975.   

Wilson, Jean Moorcroft, Siegfried Sasson: The Making of a War Poet: A Biography (1896-1918), London, 1999.   

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