Wilfred owen - poet - born on march 18, 1893, wilfred edward salter owen is viewed as one of the most admired poets of world war i. Owen stated that his chief concern was “war, and the pity of war the poetry is in the pity” wilfred owen’s “disabled” is inspired from a real life tragedy. Ian mcmillan reads and analyses wilfred owen’s poem dulce et decorum est, and asks: do we misunderstand ww1 because we focus on poems like owen's. Jon stallworthy was a poet and literary scholar whose biography of wilfred owen shaped public understanding of the first world war.
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