Dulce et Decorum Est
by Wilfred Owen
Dulce et Decorum Est Resources
This website builds upon the massive (and actually pretty interesting) documentary on WWI, The Great War. It's got lots of cool interactive tools, as well
An animated account of experiencing a gas attack, complete with photos and first-hand testimony.
We know this isn't the poem we're discussing – but everybody loves a good British accent, right?
Hey, why read aloud yourself when you can get someone else to do it for you?
Listen to a young Natalie Merchant sing Owen's poem in the 10,000 Maniacs song "The Latin One."
A photo of a gas attack.
A photo of the poet.
Check out Horace's original ode here.
On the BBC's extensive website, you can find a ton of information about World War I – or any other war, for that matter.
As far as war celebrities go, Wilfred Owen's rather high on the list. Check out his info on the BBC's history site.
Pat Barker's multiple Booker Award-winning novels are collected in this three-volume set. They're fictional accounts of Craiglockhart War Hospital, where Wilfred Owen spent a good deal of time. They're also darn good books.
If "Dulce et Decorum Est" wasn't enough for you, check out one of these collections of Owen's poetry.
Movies & TV
Part documentary, part re-enactment, this T.V. show does just what its title promises – it remembers Wilfred.
An amazing PBS documentary about fighting wars.
The Wilfred Owen Multimedia Digital Archive includes links to just about everything that could ever have had anything to do with Wilfred Owen. We're not even kidding.
OK, so the layout's not so pretty – but this site does have some cool information. And lots of pictures of Owen's grave.