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Harry Ricketts

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Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Harry Ricketts is a professor at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand where he teaches English Literature and creative non-fiction. He has published around 30 books. These include literary biographies ‒ The Unforgiving Minute: A Life of Rudyard Kipling (1999) and Strange Meetings: The Poets of the Great War (2010) ‒ and eleven collections of poems (most recently Winter Eyes, 2018). He has also co-edited a collection of new essays about WW1 (How We Remember: New Zealanders and the First World War, 2014) and, with Gavin McLean, The Penguin Book of New Zealand War Writing (2015).
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1 Wilfred Owen: The '60s Poet

With the centenary of the first Armistice Day - and the centenary of Wilfred Owen's death a week...

Harry Ricketts