Wilfred Owen
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Wilfred Owen anthem for a doomed youth by Kenneth Simcox

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Published by Woburn Press in London, England, Totowa, N.J .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Owen, Wilfred, 1893-1918.,
  • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain -- Literature and the war.,
  • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

StatementKenneth Simcox.
LC ClassificationsPR6029.W4 Z83 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination166 p., [9] p. of plates :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2733993M
ISBN 100713001798
LC Control Number86028272

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