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  • Hardcover
  • 360 pages
  • Collected Longer Poems
  • W.H. Auden
  • English
  • 08 June 2017
  • 0375508759

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    If it were easy to be good,And cheap, and plain as evil how,We all would be its members now How readily would we become How can he hope and not dream that his solitudeShall disclose a vibrating flame at last and entrust him foreverWith its magic secret of how to extemporize life New Year LetterLulled by an engine s hum,Our insulated livesGo floating freely throughSpace in a metal spore Age of anxietyAuden is who I saw in title of plays, in the verses authors put right after introduction If it were easy to be good,And cheap, and plain as evil how,We all would be its members now How readily would we become How can he hope and not dream that his solitudeShall disclose a vibrating flame at last and entrust him foreverWith its magic secret of how to extemporize life New Year LetterLulled by an engine s hum,Our insulated livesGo floating freely throughSpace in a metal spore Age of anxietyAuden is who I saw in title of plays, in the verses authors put right after introduction, in Orwell s essays and written about in introductory pieces of several literary works Auden was this mysterious being whose words were found in plays and in some obscure fan fiction Further research made me readabout the man whose words were strong and bittersweet He talked to the workaholic in me, the morbidly curious side of me and the one that s forever tainted by unfathomable melancholy He is brilliant He is Auden I can t say anything


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Collected Longer Poems❰BOOKS❯ ✫ Collected Longer Poems Author W.H. Auden – Buyprobolan50.co.uk One of the modern masters of the extended poem, W H Auden has selected for this volume the longer poems he originally published between and , which are among his most enduring achievements, both for One of the modern masters of the extended poem, W H Auden has selected for this volume the longer poems he originally published betweenand , which are among his most enduring achievements, both for their technical virtuosity and for the emotional and intellectual precision with which he dissects the spiritual illnesses of our times Collected Longer Poems Collected Longer PDF/EPUB or includes Paid on Both Sides, Letter to Lord Byron, For the Time Being, The Sea and the Mirror, and The Age of AnxietyWith its companion volume, Collected Shorter Poems, published by Random House in , this collection represents all of his past work that Auden wishes to preserveThis edition is set from the first American edition ofand commemorates the seventy fifth anniversary of Random House.


About the Author: W.H. Auden

Wystan Hugh Auden was an Anglo American poet, best known for love poems such as Funeral Blues, poems on political and social themes such as September , and The Shield of Achilles, poems on cultural and psychological themes such as The Age of Anxiety, and poems on religious themes such as For the Time Being and Collected Longer PDF/EPUB or Horae Canonicae He grew up in and near Birmingham in a professional middle class family He attended English independent or public schools and studied English at Christ Church, Oxford After a few months in Berlin in he spent five years teaching in English public schools, then travelled to Iceland and China in order to write books about his journeys In he moved to the United States and became an American citizen in He taught from through in American universities, followed by occasional visiting professorships in the s From through he wintered in New York and summered in Ischia from until the end of his life he wintered in New York in Oxford in and summered in Kirchstetten, AustriaAuden 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 content He came to wide public attention at the age of twenty three, in , with his first book, Poems, followed in byThe OratorsThree plays written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood in built his reputation as a left wing political writer Auden moved to the United States partly to escape this reputation, and his work in the s, including the long poems For the Time Being and The Sea and the Mirror, focused on religious themes He won the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his long poem The Age of Anxiety, the title of which became a popular phrase describing the modern era In he was Professor of Poetry at Oxford his lectures were popular with students and faculty and served as the basis of his prose collection The Dyer s HandFrom around to Auden and Isherwood maintained a lasting but intermittent sexual friendship while both had briefer butintense relations with other men In Auden fell in love with Chester Kallman and regarded their relation as a marriage this ended in when Kallman refused to accept the faithful relation that Auden demanded, but the two maintained their friendship, and from until Auden s death they lived in the same house or apartment in a non sexual relation, often collaborating on opera libretti such as The Rake s Progress, for music by Igor StravinskyAuden was a prolific writer of prose essays and reviews on literary, political, psychological and religious subjects, and he worked at various times on documentary films, poetic plays, and other forms of performance Throughout his career he was both controversial and influential, and critical views on his work ranged from sharply dismissive, treating him as a lesser follower of WB Yeats and TS Eliot, to strongly affirmative, as in Joseph Brodsky s claim that he had the greatest mind of the twentieth century After his death, some of his poems, notably Funeral Blues, Mus e des Beaux Arts, Refugee Blues, The Unknown Citizen, and September , , became known to a much wider public than during his lifetime through films, broadcasts, and popular media.