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Anthem for Doomed Youth

Anthem for Doomed Youth

by Wilfred Owen

Anthem for Doomed Youth Resources

Websites

The Wilfred Owen Association

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.

Poets.org

Head here for a wartime picture of Owen, his biography, plus several poems.

The Poetry Foundation

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.

Video

Voices in Wartime

Here's an excerpt from a documentary on the world's greatest war poet.

Audio

Twelve Different Audio Readings

We recommend #3. She gives a wonderful reading of "Anthem for Doomed Youth" and she's got a delightful British accent.

10,000 Maniacs

For all you Natalie Merchant fans out there, be sure to check out her band's version of "Anthem for Doomed Youth" on iTunes.

Images

"The Soldiers' Poet"

Owen in uniform, rocking a center part.

Articles and Interviews

Owen Today

Here's a modern take on what Owen might have to say about today's wars, courtesy of the New York Times.

Books

The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen

You can get all his poems in this handy, portable device. You don't even need to plug it in!

Movies & TV

Wilfred Owen: A Remembrance Tale (2007)

A BBC docudrama tells us all about Owen's life, and his experience during the war.

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