Poet of the Great War: Ivor Gurney
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Poet of the Great War: Ivor Gurney

Poet of the Great War: Ivor Gurney

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The British Academy

10-11 Carlton House Terrace

London, United Kingdom

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Ivor Gurney (1890 - 1937) was both a poet and a composer. In this event celebrating National Poetry Day, talk, poetry readings and song combine in a sequence exploring Gurney's responses to literature, landscape, history, memory and the First World War.

Speaker:
Dr Philip Lancaster, University of Exeter

Accompanied by:
Gavin Roberts, Pianist

Image credit: Ivor Gurney by Richard Hall, 1920 (Ivor Gurney Estate/Gloucestershire Archives)

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