|Dearmer from article in Dutch Daily NRC (24 Mar. 1993), Michiel Hegener|
Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon are two of the best-known poets of the First World War; John Oxenham was the best-selling poet during the war, and Edgell Rickword, born in October of 1898, is often identified as “youngest of the soldier-poets” (Kendall’s Poetry of the First World War). But the oldest surviving soldier-poet of the Great War is a name few will recognize: Geoffrey Dearmer.
|Detail "Resurrection of the Soldiers,"|
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