Edmund Blunden

Writer, Author

1896 – 1974

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Who was Edmund Blunden?

Edmund Charles Blunden, MC was an English poet, author and critic. Like his friend Siegfried Sassoon, he wrote of his experiences in World War I in both verse and prose. For most of his career, Blunden was also a reviewer for English publications and an academic in Tokyo and later Hong Kong. He ended his career as Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford.

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Born
Nov 1, 1896
London
Also known as
  • Blunden, Edmund
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Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • The Queen's College, Oxford
  • University of Oxford
  • Christ's Hospital
Died
Jan 20, 1974
Long Melford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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