Complete War Poems Of Wilfred Owen

Paul Farley introduces readings of Wilfred Owen's poems by Ben Whishaw.

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011914, Dulce Et Decorum Est And Futility20061113With Paul Farley. Wilfred Owen Week continues with Ben Whishaw reading The Parable of the Old Man and the Young and S.I.W.

Paul Farley introduces readings of Wilfred Owen's poems. Ben Whishaw reads 1914, Dulce et Decorum Est and Futility.

02The Parable Of The Old Man And The Young And S.i.w.20061113Paul Farley introduces readings of Wilfred Owen's poems.

Ben Whishaw reads 1914, Dulce et Decorum Est and Futility.

03The Asleep And Strange Meeting20061114The Asleep and one of Owen's most startling poems, Strange Meeting.

With Paul Farley. Ben Whishaw reads Wilfred Owen's longer philosophical poem A Terre.

With Paul Farley. Wilfred Owen Week continues with Ben Whishaw reading The Asleep and one of Owen's most startling poems, Strange Meeting.

04A Terre20061114Wilfred Owen's longer philosophical poem A Terre.
05The Chances, Mental Cases And Six O'clock In Princes Street20061115Wilfred Owen Week continues with three poems about the mental toll of the First World War: The Chances, Mental Cases and Six O'Clock in Princes Street.

With Paul Farley. Ben Whishaw reads The Letter, written in the voice of a soldier as he writes home, and Insensibility.

Wilfred Owen Week continues with three poems about the mental toll of the First World War: The Chances, Mental Cases and Six O'Clock in Princes Street. Read by Ben Whishaw.

06The Letter And Insensibility20061115The Letter, written in the voice of a soldier as he writes home, and Insensibility.
07Spring Offensive And The Dead Beat20061116With Paul Farley. Wilfred Owen Week continues with Spring Offensive and The Dead Beat, read by Ben Whishaw.

With Paul Farley. Ben Whishaw reads Has Your Soul Sipped?, Wilfred Owen's early experiment in consonantal rhyme, followed by Exposure, in which he used this to great effect.

08Has Your Soul Sipped? And Exposure20061116Has Your Soul Sipped?, Wilfred Owen's early experiment in consonantal rhyme, followed by Exposure, in which he used this to great effect.
09Disabled And Happiness20061117With Paul Farley. Wilfred Owen Week continues with Disabled and Happiness read by Ben Whishaw.

Paul Farley introduces Le Christianisme, The Unreturning and The Next War, which conclude Ben Whishaw's readings of The Complete War Poems of Wilfred Owen.

10 LASTLe Christianisme, The Unreturning And The Next War20061117