Author: W. H. Auden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780571283538

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Page: 108

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When The Orators was originally published in 1932 it was described by Poetry Review as 'something as important as the appearance of Mr Eliot's poems fifteen years ago'. A long poem written in both prose and verse, it was a powerful addition to the canon of modernist poetry.
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Author: David Garrett Izzo

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 078647999X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 304

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W.H. Auden’s life and work were perhaps best explained and condensed in the words of Edward Mendelson, Auden’s literary executor, when he remarked, “[Auden] grew up in a household in which the scientific inquiries of his father maintained an uneasy truce with the ritualized religion of his mother.” Indeed, science and religion were dominant themes in Auden’s life and work, which for him were oftentimes one and the same. Auden was hailed as the new T.S. Eliot and as the “coming” man, greatly influencing the future generations of angry young men with his thoughts on science, religion, and the relationship between the two. This book is an exhaustive reference to W.H. Auden. Those new to Auden and his writing will find the work a comprehensive introduction, while Auden scholars will appreciate the quick access it offers to the details of all his poems, plays, libretti, and other pieces of writing. It also includes entries on the people who were closest and most important to Auden, including fellow writers Christopher Isherwood, Stephen Spender, C. Day Lewis, Edward Upward, and T.S. Eliot, as well as significant events in his life, such as his arrival in America, his vision of agape, and his search in science and religion for answers to the deep questions of life and existence.
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Author: Tony Sharpe

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 113961892X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

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W. H. Auden is a giant of twentieth-century English poetry whose writings demonstrate a sustained engagement with the times in which he lived. But how did the century's shifting cultural terrain affect him and his work? Written by distinguished poets and scholars, these brief but authoritative essays offer a varied set of coordinates by which to chart Auden's continuously evolving career, examining key aspects of his environmental, cultural, political and creative contexts. Reaching beyond mere biography, these essays present Auden as the product of ongoing negotiations between himself, his time and posterity, exploring the enduring power of his poetry to unsettle and provoke. The collection will prove valuable for scholars, researchers and students of English literature, cultural studies and creative writing.
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E. P. Thompson, the New Left and postwar British politics

Author: Scott Hamilton

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 1847797903

Category: Political Science

Page: 304

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The Crisis of Theory, available in paperback for the first time, tells the story of the political and intellectual adventures of E. P. Thompson, one of Britain's foremost twentieth-century thinkers. Drawing on extraordinary new unpublished documents, Scott Hamilton shows that all of Thompson's work, from his acclaimed histories to his voluminous political writings to his little-noticed poetry, was inspired by the same passionate and idiosyncratic vision of the world. Hamilton shows the connection between Thompson's famously ferocious attack on the 'Stalinism in theory' of Louis Althusser and his assaults on positivist social science in books like The making of the English working class, and he produces previously unseen evidence to show that Thompson's hostility to both left and right-wing forms of authoritarianism was rooted in first-hand experience of violent political repression. This book will appeal to scholars and general readers with an interest in left-wing politics and theory, British society, twentieth-century history, modernist poetry, and the philosophy of history.
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A Critical Survey

Author: Michael Schmidt

Publisher: Oxford, [Eng.] : Carcanet Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 289

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Author: W. H. Auden

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571207640

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Page: 59

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Faber are pleased to announce the relaunch of the poetry list - starting in Spring 2001 and continuing, with publication dates each month, for the rest of the year. This will involve a new jacket design recalling the typographic virtues of the classic Faber poetry covers, connecting the backlist and the new titles within a single embracing cover solution. A major reissue program is scheduled, to include classic individual collections from each decade, some of which have long been unavailable: Wallace Stevens's Harmonium and Ezra Pound's Personae from the 1920s; W.H. Auden's Poems (1930); Robert Lowell's Life Studies from the 1950s; John Berryman's 77 Dream Songs and Philip Larkin's The Whitsun Weddings from the 1960s; Ted Hughes's Gaudete and Seamus Heaney's Field Work from the 1970s; Michael Hofmann's Acrimony and Douglas Dunn's Elegies from the 1980s. Timed to celebrate publication of Seamus Heaney's new collection, Electric Light, the relaunch is intended to re-emphasize the predominance of Faber Poetry, and to celebrate a series which has played a shaping role in the history of modern poetry since its inception in the 1920s.
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Author: Stephen Phillips,Galloway Kyle

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: N.A

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Ergebnisse eines Symposions, Nöart Galerie -- Künstlerhaus Wien, 11.-13. Oktober 1984

Author: Michael O'Sullivan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 141

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: N.A

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Gedichte, Oper, Essays

Author: Anne Carson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783100102430

Category:

Page: 250

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English literature

Page: N.A

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Author: Wystan Hugh Auden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780571179848

Category: English poetry

Page: 116

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One of a series of titles first published by Faber between 1930 and 1990, and in a style and format planned with a view to the appearance of the volumes on the bookshelf. This collection includes some of Auden's best-known poems, and the entire content of Tell Me the Truth About Love.
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Author: Wystan Hugh Auden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780571142262

Category: English poetry

Page: 926

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Contains the work by which Auden chose to be remembered, including all the original verse which post-dates COLLECTED SHORTER POEMS (1966)
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