Latest post: Pen and Sword Pt. IV: Yeats Refuses to Declare by Nick Milne

[N.B. This is the fourth in a series of posts about the history of British propaganda efforts during the First World War -- the inaugural post can be read here. The main focus of the series will be on the literary side of things, but possibly with sidelights on other related topics as necessary.] During the course of reading a marvelous new volume just out this year from the Bodleian Library -- From Downing Street to the Trenches: First-Hand Accounts from the Great War, 1914-1916 -- I was thrilled to discover something that sheds another sliver of light upon the matter of theAuthors' Declaration of... read more