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English 371: Modern British & Irish Literature: WWI Poetry Archive / The Modernist Journals Project

First World War Poetry Archive

"The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research.

The heart of the archive consists of collections of highly valued primary material from major poets of the period. This is supplemented by a comprehensive range of multimedia artefacts from the Imperial War Museum."

The Waste Land

The Modernist Journals Project

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Using the Modernist Journals Project

This PowerPoint slideshow by Dr. Celena E. Kusch provides excellent tips and hints for using The Modernist Journals Project Site.