Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Foreword Acknowledgements Abbreviations Poems (1928) 3 Paid on Both Sides 18 Uncollected Poems 1925-30 36 Poems (1930) 52 Poems (1933) 78 The Orators 85 The Dance of Death 123 The Dog Beneath the Skin 126 Look, Stranger! 145 Uncollected Poems 1930-36 178 The Ascent of F6 193 Letters from Iceland 202 Alfred 225 Hadrian's Wall 227 Journey to a War 230 On the Frontier 245 Another Time 249 Uncollected Poems 1937-39 296 The Dark Valley 305 Paul Bunyan 308 The Double Man 319 For the Time Being 345 The Sea and the Mirror 356 The Age of Anxiety 369 Poems first published in the Collected Poetry (1945) 388 Nones 405 Uncollected Poems 1940-48 431 The Rake's Progress 436 Delia 440 The Shield of Achilles 443 Homage to Clio 463 Elegy for Young Lovers 481 About the House 484 The Bassarids 504 City Without Walls 508 Academic Graffiti 527 Epistle to a Godson 529 Thank You, Fog 544 Uncollected Poems 1949-73 554 Index of Titles and First Lines 558 General Index 575. Codice inventario libreria
This is an indispensable reference guide to the works of one of the most important poets of the twentieth century. W. H. 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 examines all of Auden's published poems, plays, and libretti, leaving out only some juvenilia. In unprecedented detail, he reviews the works' publishing history, paraphrases difficult passages, and explains allusions. He points out interesting variants (including material abandoned in drafts), identifies sources, looks at verse forms, and offers critical interpretations. Along the way, he presents a wealth of facts about Auden's works and life that are available in no other publication.
The book is a major revision of Fuller's critically acclaimed Reader's Guide to Auden, published in 1970. It contains more than twice the material of that earlier volume. Fuller organizes the book on the basis of the individual collections that Auden himself originally published, with sections of "uncollected" work interwoven. Clear, meticulously researched, and carefully designed for ease of use, it is an essential guide for anyone interested in Auden's remarkable and sometimes elusive writing.
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"Fuller's book is a deeply impressive and valuable achievement that has no real equal in the critical literature on any modern poet. It explains thousands of allusions in all of Auden's plays and poems--and covers virtually all of Auden's published work, not only the poems that he collected. But it is not simply the work of a source-hunter. It is the work of a scholar and successful poet, who can write illuminatingly about verse form and poetic tone as well as about sources and influences. In almost every case, Fuller makes the poems he writes about more enjoyable to read, not merely more comprehensible. It is an astonishingly full guide to reading and research that will remain the main reference work on Auden for many decades."--Edward Mendelson, Editor of The Complete Works of W. H. Auden (Princeton)
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