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  • 6 Nov 2018
    Sally Minogue, Andrew Palmer

    Poetry and the Centenary of the First World War

    When we first began to write about the poetry of the First World War, this current centenary lay some years ahead, and was only vaguely in our minds as a publishing end point. At the same time, the approach of the centenary made us think differently, perhaps think more clearly, about how we would write […]

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  • 17 May 2016
    Ann-Marie Einhaus

    Rethinking the ‘English’ Short Story in Global and Publishing Terms

    Ann-Marie Einhaus explores the question, "What IS the English short story?"

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  • 5 Jan 2015
    Montage of the most read articles in 2014
    Andrew Martin

    The Top 10 most read fifteeneightyfour blog posts of 2014

    Join us as we take our annual look back behind the scenes of fifteeneightyfour to see which of our articles have attracted the most readers...

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  • 28 Aug 2014
    Maartje Abbenhuis

    Why Neutrality Matters

    Maartje Abbenhuis, the author of An Age of Neutrals: Great Power Politics, 1815–1914, studies neutrality and internationalism, including the history of The Netherlands during the First World War to explain the power of a nation that declined to take sides.

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  • 27 Aug 2014

    Famous Faces of World War I

    Explore some figures from the battlefields of the Great War, from the Red Baron and Mata Hari to the Harlem Hell Fighters.

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  • 20 Aug 2014
    David Woodward

    America the Unready

    David Woodward, the author of The American Army and the First World War, explains why the United States was so late to participate in the Great War and why the war was one of the most devastating the U.S. army ever faced.

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  • 8 Aug 2014
    A Literary Disclosure
    Rosalind Grooms

    Preserving World War I in Words

    Rosalind Grooms pulls An Outline History of the Great War out of the Press Archive and tells the fascinating story behind it.

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  • 30 Jul 2014

    One Hundred Years Since the War

    In this excerpt from his new book July Crisis, T.G. Otte reflects on the year 1914 as the beginning of the greatest war in world history. The events in Europe that July catapulted nations around the globe into a years-long conflict that continues to define national identity, international relations, and global culture.

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