Poet of the Great War: Ivor Gurney

6/10/16, 18:00 - 19:30

The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

Ivor Gurney (1890 - 1937) was both a poet and a composer. In this event celebrating National Poetry Day, talk, poetry readings and song combine in a sequence exploring Gurney's responses to literature, landscape, history, memory and the First World War.


Speaker:
Dr Philip Lancaster, University of Exeter


Accompanied by:
Gavin Roberts, Pianist


Image credit: Ivor Gurney by Richard Hall, 1920 (Ivor Gurney Estate/Gloucestershire Archives)


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