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Splashing my hand, an old soldier with a walrus moustache peels & drops potatoes into the pot. By him, Keyes, my cook, chops wood; another feeds the smoke with the damp wood.
It is a great life.

The Modern Era: 1800-1950. Wilfred Owen: Collected Letters, Letter to Susan Owen, 673. 31 October, 1918

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The Modern Era: 1800-1950. Electronic Edition.

ISBN: 978-1-57085-390-6

Language: English

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The facade of the Crystal Palace, in Hyde Park, London, during the Great Exhibition of 1851. Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The Modern Era: 1800-1950 contains 40 volumes of correspondence from important figures in nineteenth and twentieth century England, all published by Oxford University Press.

Arnold, Matthew. The Letters of Matthew Arnold to Arthur Hugh Clough. Edited with an introductory study by Howard Foster Lowry. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1968.

Boole, George. The Boole-De Morgan Correspondence, 1842-1864. Edited by G. C. Smith. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1982.

Bradley, Henry. Collected papers, with a memoir by Robert Bridges. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1928.

Bridges, Robert. Correspondence of Robert Bridges and Henry Bradley, 1900-1923. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940.

Brontë, Charlotte. The Letters of Charlotte Brontë. With a selection of letters by family and friends, edited by Margaret Smith. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1995-2000.

Browning, Robert and Elizabeth Barrett. Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett: The Courtship Correspondence 1845-1846, a selection. Edited by Daniel Karlin. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Clough, Arthur Hugh. The Correspondence of Arthur Hugh Clough. Edited by Frederick L. Mulhauser. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1955.

Jowett, Benjamin and Florence Nightingale. Dear Miss Nightingale: a selection of Benjamin Jowett's letters to Florence Nightingale 1860-1893. Edited by Vincent Quinn and John Prest. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

Livingstone, David. Some Letters from Livingstone, 1840-1872. Edited by David Chamberlin with an introduction by R. Coupland. London: Oxford University Press, 1940.

Mansfield, Katherine. The Collected Letters of Katherine Mansfield. Edited by Vincent O'Sullivan and Margaret Scott. 4 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1984-96.

Martineau, Harriet. Harriet Martineau -- Selected letters. Edited by Valerie Sanders. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Meredith, George. The Letters of George Meredith. Edited by C. L. Cline. 3 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970.

Owen, Wilfred. Collected Letters. Edited by Harold Owen and John Bell. London: Oxford University Press, 1967.

Pater, Walter. Letters of Walter Pater. Edited by Lawrence Evans. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970.

Peacock, Thomas Love. The Letters of Thomas Love Peacock. Edited by Nicholas A. Joukovsky. 2 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.

Richards, I. A. Selected Letters of I. A. Richards. Edited by John Constable with an introduction by Richard Luckett. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.

Rossetti, Dante Gabriel. Letters of Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Edited by Oswald Doughty and John Robert Wahl. 4 vols. Oxford: Clarendon Press; New York: Oxford University Press, 1965-67.

Stevenson, Robert Louis. R. L. S. Stevenson's letters to Charles Baxter. Edited by J. De Lancey Ferguson and Marshall Waingrow. London: Oxford University Press, 1956.

Temple, William. William Temple, Archbishop of Canterbury: His life and letters. By F. A. Iremonger. London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1948.

Thackeray, William Makepeace. Letters and private papers. Collected and edited by Gordon N. Ray. 4 vols. London: Oxford University Press, 1945-6.

Thomas, Edward. Selected letters. Edited by R. George Thomas. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Trollope, Anthony. Letters. Edited by Bradford Allen Booth. London and New York: Oxford University Press, 1951.

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