Vincent Trott

Open University
Vincent Trott is Lecturer in History at the Open University. His research focuses on the cultural history of the First World War and on the history of publishing and reading. His first book, Publishers, Readers and the Great War: Literature and Memory Since 1918, was published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2017. He is currently researching responses to the First World War in the United States, with particular focus on humour and satirical magazines.

"The Poetry is in the Pity": Wilfred Owen and the Memory of the First World War

A memorial to the poets of the First World War stands in the corner of Westminster Abbey. Inscribed upon the memorial are sixteen names, including Siegfried Sassoon, Isaac Rosenberg and Rupert Brooke. One voice, however, speaks for this collective: also … Continue reading

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