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Strange Meeting

Strange Meeting

by Wilfred Owen

Strange Meeting Resources

Websites

In Da Club

While this might not be the coolest club in town, for Wilfred Owen fans the Wilfred Owen Association is your pass to anything and everything Owen.

Keeping it Real

The Poetry Foundation is a trusted source of biographical info as well as links to good sources. Essay writers, take note.

Video

"All a poet can do today is warn."

The BBC infuses a little drama into this short biographical vid of Wilfred Owen.

Battle Scars

This short biographical video gives us the low-down on what Owen went through in battle.

There's No Place Like Home

Take a walk through Owen's birthplace and childhood home, and learn a little history about him and his fam.

Feeling Smart? Go to Yale.

Here's a Yale lecture on Modern War poetry that hits on some of Owen's work and other famous war poets.

Audio

Once More, Aloud

Hear a dramatic reading of "Strange Meeting."

And Again… in a more British accent

Dramatic reading of "Strange Meeting." Too dramatic? You decide.

Images

Hey Soldier

Not that this matters at all, but Wilfred Owen was kind of a looker.

At Attention

Here's Willy in his British Army getup.

Articles and Interviews

"Wilfred Owen: A Soldier's Poet"

The Telegraph talks about why Owen was basically the bomb and everybody—from soldiers, schoolboys, and poets alike—loves him.

"Not With a Bang: James Fenton on poets and explosive events"

Influential English poet James Fenton talks about some of Owen's poetic influencers.

Books

The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen

You don't need to be worried about crowding your bookshelf if you want to add some of Owen's poems to your collection. This 192-page book is the whole shebang.

Wilfred Owen

For all of you biography buffs out there, here's the skinny of the life and work of Wilfred Owen.

Movies & TV

Owen's Silver Screen Debut in The War Requiem

Well, maybe he didn't quite reach Brad Pitt status, but this movie made in 1989 (well after his death) features tons of his poetry.

Wilfred Owen: A Remembrance Tale Makes Sure We Never Forget

This 2007 film tells the story of Owen the soldier and poet, and his quest to tell the truth.

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