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Wilfred Owen: A New Biography

Wilfred Owen: A New Biography

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Mr. Hibberd's new biography of the Great War's greatest poet, based on more than thirty years of wide-ranging research, brings new information and reinterpretation to virtually every phase of Owen's life carefully guarded by family and friends after his death. Although Dominic Hibberd modestly says ...more

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The son of a director of Coutts bank, John William Dominic Hibberd was born in Guildford on November 3 1941. From Rugby (where he was bullied) he won an exhibition to King’s College, Cambridge, and after graduating took a PhD at Exeter University.

He became the world's leading authority on the life and work of Wilfred Owen. In 1973 he became the fourth editor of Owen's war poems, following Siegfried Sassoon, Edmund Blunden and Cecil Day-Lewis.

He taught English at Manches