The Literary War: Poems, Memoirs and Novels about the First World War
1914 marks the centenary of the outbreak of the War to End War, a war in which Canada sent 600,000 men and women overseas to fight for King and Country in the bloody trenches of Flanders and Northern France. The war changed everything, including our sense of Nationhood.
Award-winning journalist and broadcaster Sandra Martin will discuss the literature of the World War I era, tracing the literary trajectory from jingoistic patriotism at war's beginning to disillusion and cynicism by its end. Please call 416 395 5639 to register for this FREE program.