New computer app to explore Wilfred Owen’s First World War poetry

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Twenty first century technology is being harnessed to explore the works of the poet, Wilfred Owen, in the Centenary year of the First World War.

The potential for using an app to bring Owen’s vivid depiction of the Western Front to a wider audience has been identified by Ian Bennett, lecturer in film and media at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge.

Forty five of the poet’s works will be explored on the app he’s designed and built. It’s initially due to be launched for tablet devices in May 2014, with a smartphone version later.

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