Douglas Kerr

Douglas Kerr retired recently from the University of Hong Kong, where he was Professor of English and Dean of Arts. He is the author of Wilfred Owen's Voices (Clarendon Press), and of books about George Orwell, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the British literature of empire.

‘Smile, Smile, Smile’: Wilfred Owen and the Politicians

Pack up your troubles in your old kit-bag And smile, smile, smile…. One of the most famous songs of the Great War provides the title for what may be Wilfred Owen’s very last poem. Written in France in September 1918, … Continue reading

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