Eleanor Boudreau

Florida State University
Eleanor Mary Boudreau is a scholar, poet, and teacher. She has poems forthcoming in Tin House, Barrow Street, American Poetry Review, Waxwing, and Willow Springs, and has been published recently in FIELD, Copper Nickel, and New American Writing. She has presented work at academic symposiums including Wilfred Owen and Beyond at the University of Oxford in 2018, and Transient and Resident: Thom Gunn at the University of California, Berkeley in 2016. She has also worked as a dry-cleaner and as a radio reporter. Currently, she lives in Tallahassee where she is working on her Ph.D. and teaching Introduction to English Studies at Florida State University. Her website is www.eleanormaryboudreau.com.

Postcard from the Front Lines of Teaching "Dulce et Decorum Est"

Wilfred Owen is the most famous of the World War One soldier-poets, and “Dulce et Decorum Est” is perhaps his most famous work. Yet in criticism and the classroom, the poem’s strong anti-war message and its rejection of traditional elegiac … Continue reading

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