Curriculum Resources

Biographical Resources

Primary Sources


  • Ecksteins, Modris
    Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age
    New York: Houghton, Mifflin, Harcourt, 2000

  • Fussell, Paul
    The Great War and Modern Memory
    New York: Oxford University Press, 2013
    A new edition of Fussell’s 1975 criticism of the lasting legacy of WWI in literature and culture.

  • Barlow, Adrian
    The Great War in British Literature
    Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008

  • Higonnet, Margaret R.
    Lines of Fire: Women Writers of World War I
    New York: Plume, 1999

  • Price, Alan
    The End of the Age of Innocence: Edith Wharton and the First World War
    New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998