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poetic art of W.H. Auden

J. G. Blair

poetic art of W.H. Auden

by J. G. Blair

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Published by Princeton U.P. .
Written in English

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  • Auden, W. H. -- 1907-1973.

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    Statementby J.G. Blair.
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    Open LibraryOL21274635M

    It’s a safe bet that W.H. Auden would have been suspicious of the idea behind this book. True, he was forthcoming about his attraction to the Christian faith, an attraction that remained strong even during his years of professed atheism, and became explicit after his formal return to the church in W. H. Auden, English-born poet and man of letters who achieved early fame in the s as a hero of the left during the Great Depression. Most of his verse dramas of this period were written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood. In Auden settled in the United States, becoming a U.S.

    Wyston Hugh Auden was born in February of , in York, England. He was one of three sons and would grow up strongly influenced by his parent’s belief systems and careers. George Auden, W.H. Auden’s father, was both a medical officer and a psychologist, and his mother, Constance, was a devoted member of the Church of England.   W. H. Auden was born in York, England, in His first book of poems was published in , followed 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).

    W. H. Auden was a self-destructive chain-smoker, an amphetamine addict, an alcoholic of titanic proportions, an unhappy homosexual, a man who fled embattled . To commemorate the centennial of W. H. Auden’s birth, the Modern Library offers this elegant edition of the collected poems of one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. This volume includes all the poems that Auden wished to preserve, in a text that includes his final revisions, with corrections based on the latest research. Auden divided his poems into sections that corresponded /5(8).


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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. The major failing of Auden criticism to date results from a refusal to look at the art of his poetry as distinguished from the ideas it expresses or implies.

Critics have created and maintained a poetically misleading division of Auden’s work based on his move to America and his return to Christianity in the years Get this from a library. The poetic art of W.H. Auden.

[John G Blair]. Professor Blair's evaluation of Auden is concise, intelligent, but just a shade too empathetic. More than any other commentator, he has taken the poet's various statements concerning his craft at their face value.

This is a rather exhilarating procedure, since so many Auden critiques are either ambivalent or ridiculously fault-finding. However, while Blair aptly enough stresses Auden's. Get this from a library. Poetic Art of W.H. Auden. [John G Blair] -- Attempts to isolate and describe the characteristic poetic mode in which Auden has worked for more than thirty years.

Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest. Attempts to isolate and describe the characteristic poetic mode in which Auden has worked for more than thirty years.

Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press.

Attempts to isolate and describe the characteristic poetic mode in which Auden has worked for more than thirty ally published in The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books Author: John G.

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Auden is truly, as noted by editor Edward Mendelson, a twentieth century poet. Auden had a firm grasp on the essence of contemporary politics and culture and /5(9). Auden's writing is notoriously complex--full of puzzling allusions and shaped by influences as diverse as Old English poetry and Auden's own theory of psychosomatic illness.

To help readers understand Auden's work, the poet and scholar John Fuller examin4/5. Kingsley Weatherhead, "The Poetic Art of W. Blair, Auden," Modern Philol no.

2 (Nov., ): The Collected Poetry of W.H. Auden by Auden, W.H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Poetic Art of W.H.

Auden John G. Blair Published by Princeton University Press Blair, John G. Poetic Art of W.H. Auden. Princeton University Press, Author: John G.

Blair. Here all depends on the “fluent gestures” in “elevating facts from the prosaic to the poetic”—a point that the critic Clive James stressed in his essay on Auden in Commentary in December Where such fluency is achieved, we are magically convinced that everyday speech is latently poetic, and, taught by the poets, our ears open up.

Nov 8, - Explore nancytiedemann's board "!", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Poems, Poetry and Words pins. About W. Auden Wystan Hugh Auden () is one of the most influential voices in 20th Century poetry. It is impossible to summarise his achievements, ranging as they do across some four hundred poems in a bewildering variety of styles, as well as drama, essays, libretti, travel writing and critical works.

W. H. Auden quotes and sayings on affection, belief, books, culture, character, criticism, death, earth, ego, fear, God, giving, happiness, history etc. 1,The Shield of Achilles, For the Time Being, Horae Canonicae and The Sea and the Mirror.

Apart from his poetic work, he was also associated with creation of several musical.Some further notes that may be of interest: W. H. Auden's Revising Process, a series of eleven articles by Yoshinari S.

Yamada, first published inis now available from this site as a single PDF file. Auden's Revisions, by W. D. Quesenbery, is a book-length study that the author completed shortly before his death.

Through the generosity of his daughter Whitney Quesenbery the entire. As his collected poems reveal, WH Auden's talent is almost too large to comprehend, says Ian Sansom Ian Sansom Sat 12 May EDT First .