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1918 in literature


  • January 1 – The popular English novelist and wartime propagandist Hall Caine is made a Knight of the KBE.
  • January 2 – The popular English novelist Marie Corelli is convicted under wartime legislation for hoarding food.[1]
  • January 23 – The English poet Robert Graves marries the painter Nancy Nicholson in London. Wedding guests include Wilfred Owen, whose first nationally published poem appears three days later ("Miners" in The Nation) and who will be killed by the end of the year.
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  1. ^ "Miss Marie Corelli's Food Supply: £50 Fine for Hoarding". The Times (41677). London. 1918-01-03. p. 3.
  2. ^ a b Sassoon, Siegfried (1945). Siegfried's Journey, 1916-1920. London: Faber. pp. 71–84.
  3. ^ Turner, Jenny (17 April 2006). "Obituary: Dame Muriel Spark". the Guardian. Retrieved 11 October 2018.
  4. ^ March, Jessica. "Shorter, Dora Sigerson". Dictionary of Irish Biography. Cambridge University Press; Royal Irish Academy. Retrieved 2014-02-07.
  5. ^ Holt, Tonie; Valmai (1996). "Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae". Poets of the Great War. Barnsley: Leo Cooper (Reprinted 1999). pp. 54-62. ISBN 978-0-85052-706-3.
  6. ^ "Francis George Fowler". The Dover War Memorial Project. Retrieved 2013-02-24.
  7. ^ Baxter, John (2009-02-10). Carnal Knowledge: Baxter's Concise Encyclopedia of Modern Sex. HarperCollins. p. 13. ISBN 978-0-06-087434-6.