Anthem for Doomed Youth
by Wilfred Owen
Anthem for Doomed Youth Resources
Yep, that's right—he has his own association. That's how you know you've made it, folks. With poems, a biography, chronology, plus a virtual tour (pictures of every place he lived, fought, or even looked at, judging by the number, accompanied by explanations). Pretty much your one-stop shop for all things Wilfred Owen.
Head here for a wartime picture of Owen, his biography, plus several poems.
This page on Owen features a picture, a brief bio, and several of his poems, just in case Poets.org didn't cut the mustard.
Here's an excerpt from a documentary on the world's greatest war poet.
We recommend #3. She gives a wonderful reading of "Anthem for Doomed Youth" and she's got a delightful British accent.
For all you Natalie Merchant fans out there, be sure to check out her band's version of "Anthem for Doomed Youth" on iTunes.
Owen in uniform, rocking a center part.
Articles and Interviews
Here's a modern take on what Owen might have to say about today's wars, courtesy of the New York Times.
You can get all his poems in this handy, portable device. You don't even need to plug it in!
Movies & TV
A BBC docudrama tells us all about Owen's life, and his experience during the war.