The English Auden: poems, essays, and dramatic writings, 1927-1939

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Random House, 1977 - Literary Collections - 469 pages
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All of Auden's books of poems from the 1930s, including previously unpublished poems, are augmented by selections from his essays, reviews, film scripts, and stage and radio plays of the same period

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

Great collection, in which you can see Auden's growth from a fairly dull symbolist/modernist type to something much more interesting, as his poetry gains in both clarity and depth. Personal favorites ... Read full review

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User Review  - Justin Evans - Goodreads

Great collection, in which you can see Auden's growth from a fairly dull symbolist/modernist type to something much more interesting, as his poetry gains in both clarity and depth. Personal favorites ... Read full review

Contents

Bones wrenched weak whimper lids wrinkled
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Who stands the crux left of the watershed
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The crowing of the cock
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About the author (1977)

Alan Jacobs is the Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College in Illinois. His books include "Original Sin: A Cultural History," "The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of C. S. Lewis," and "What Became of Wystan: Change and Continuity in Auden's Poetry.

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