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65829: Letter To Colin Owen

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posted on 2024-04-19, 15:03 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Provides a vivid description of going over the top and crossing no man's land. Some of the imagery is repeated in his poem 'The Show' and used in Pat Barker's 'Regeneration'. Finishes with an elaborate pseudo-biblical parable. This is letter no. 510 in Ed. 'Wilfred Owen Collected Letters'.

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Identifier

5408.cpd | 4864.jpg | WOHRLET510-1.jpg 4866.jpg | WOHRLET510-2.jpg 4867.jpg | WOHRLET510-3.jpg 4868.jpg | WOHRLET510-4.jpg 4869.jpg | WOHRLET510-5.jpg 4870.jpg | WOHRLET510-6.jpg 4871.jpg | WOHRLET510-7.jpg 4872.jpg | WOHRLET510-8.jpg 4873.jpg | WOHRLET510-9.jpg 4865.jpg | WOHRLET510-10.jpg

Creator

Owen, Wilfred (1893-1918)

Date

14th May 1917

Date Created

14/05/1917

Spatial

13th Casualty Clearing Station, Gailly, France

Source

Folio

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Letter | Letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Number of Pages

10

Contributor

Jennifer Dunn

Rights

The Harry Ransom Center / The Wilfred Owen Literary Estate

Collection ID

Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-1 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-10 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-2 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-3 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-4 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-5 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-6 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-7 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-8 | Wilfred Owen Letters f.510-9

Repository Name

The Harry Ransom Center

Repository Address

The University of Texas at Austin, 21st and Guadalupe Streets, Austin, Texas, 78712, USA

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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    The Wilfred Owen Collection

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