Recognition

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Page 299 from a first edition of 'Undertones of War' (1928) showing the poem 'Recognition'. The prose section of the volume was written, apart from the help of a few maps, entirely from memory while Blunden was teaching in Tokyo between 1924 and 1927. Annotations in Blunden's hand added later at an unknown date. He writes '[Of a day in the autumn of 1917, down by Groote Vierstraat + the Swan + Edgar Corner.]'