Selected poetry of W.H. Auden by W. H. Auden

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Bloomfield A40b.

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Statementchosen for this edition by the author.
SeriesModern library of the world"s best books
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LC ClassificationsPR6001
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Pagination[8], 180, [3] p. (p. [3] at end advertisement). --
Number of Pages180
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Open LibraryOL17184628M

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Edward Mendelson has significantly expanded his authoritative, chronological ordered edition of Auden's Selected Poems (first published in ), adding twenty items to the hundred in the original edition, and broadening the focus to reflect the wealth of forms, the rhetorical and tonal range, and the variousness of content in Auden's poetry, in the confines of one volume.

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Newly included are such favorites as “Funeral Blues” and other works that represent Auden’s lighter, comic side, giving a fuller picture of. English poet, playwright, critic, and librettist Wystan Hugh Auden exerted a major influence on the poetry of the 20th century. Auden grew up in Birmingham, England and was known for his extraordinary intellect and wit.

His first book, Poems, was published in with the help of T.S. Eliot. Just before World War II broke out, Auden emigrated to the United States where he met the poet Chester.

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Auden was born in York, England, in His first book of poems was published infollowed by a dozen volumes of shorter and longer poems. He collaborated on three plays with Christopher Isherwood and wrote books about his travels to Iceland (with Louis MacNeice) and wartime China (with Christopher Isherwood)/5(59).

This significantly expanded edition of W. Auden’s Selected Poems adds twenty poems to the hundred in the original edition, broadening its focus to better reflect the enormous wealth of form, rhetoric, tone, and content in Auden’s work.

Newly included are such favorites as “Funeral Blues” and other works that represent Auden’s lighter, comic side, giving a fuller picture of the range of his :   In this volume, Edward Mendelson has restored the early versions of some thirty poems generally considered to be superior to the later versions, allowing the reader to see the entire range of /5(K).

The book contains in-depth critical analyses of 30 selected poems from the work of W.H. Auden, Ted Hughes, John Keats, Philip Larkin and W.B.

Yeats. A collection of 30 essays, the book aims to help students of literature gain an overview of the life and work of each poet represented, as well as understanding the poems discussed in sufficient depth. This significantly expanded edition of W. Auden’s Selected Poems adds twenty poems to the hundred in the original edition, broadening its focus to better reflect the enormous wealth of form, rhetoric, tone, and content in Auden’s included are such favorites as “Funeral Blues” and other works that represent Auden’s lighter, comic side, giving a fuller picture of the /5(32).

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Auden ” Michael Burch at I agree that Auden’s lovely “Lullaby” is one of the very best modern love poems. His elegy to Yeats is one of the best elegies.

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Febru • Poet W.H. Auden was born in England years ago today. Edward Mendelson, Auden's literary executor, marks the occasion with a new collection, Selected Poems. For many years there existed a general feeling that the selection made by Auden himself in was far from satisfactory. It was too short to provide a full introduction to such a large body of work; perhaps it was too weighted in favour of the later poetry; at the time it was made some famous poems, or portions of poems were still under an embargo imposed by Auden himself which remained in.

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Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Auden,ioned: ble. Editions for Selected Poems: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ). In the list below, works reprinted in the Complete Works of W.

Auden are indicated by footnote references. Books and selected pamphlets. Poems (London, ; privately printed; different contents from volume with the same title) (dedicated to Christopher Isherwood).; Poems (London, ; second edn., seven poems substituted, London, ; includes poems and Paid on Both Sides: A.

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1" and "In Memory of W.B. Yeats," but excluded some of his Pages: Buy Selected Poems New edition by Auden, W. H., Mendelson, Professor Edward (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Wystan Hugh Auden (/ ˈ w ɪ s t ən ˈ h juː ˈ ɔː d ən /; 21 February – 29 September ) was an English-American 's poetry was noted for its stylistic and technical achievement, its engagement with politics, morals, love, and religion, and its variety in tone, form and : Wystan Hugh Auden, 21 FebruaryYork.

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Auden $  W. H. Auden was born in York, England, in His first book of poems was published infollowed by a dozen volumes of shorter and longer poems. He collaborated on three plays with Christopher Isherwood and wrote books about his travels to Iceland (with Louis MacNeice) and wartime China (with Christopher Isherwood)/5(9).

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