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Forewords and afterwords, by W.H. Auden. Selected by Edward Mendelson.


[1st ed.].. New York, Random House [1973] .
ISBN 9780394483597, 0394483596

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Subjects Literature -- History and criticism.
Literature.
LitteĢrature -- Histoire et critique.
Description x, 529 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Summary Critical essays illuminate Auden's thoughts on literature, civilization, and human vision.
Contents The Greeks and us -- Augustus to Augustine -- Heresies -- The Protestant mystics -- Greatness finding itself -- Shakespeare's sonnets -- A Civilized voice -- Wether and novella -- Italian journey -- Mr. G. -- Portrait of a Whig -- Soren Kierkegaard -- Night of doleful countenance -- Grim and Andersen -- Edgar Allan Poe -- Tennyson -- A very inquisitive old party -- The Greatest of the monsters -- A genius and a gentleman -- A poet of the actual -- Geeorge MacDonald -- A Russian Aesthete -- Lewis Carroll -- Calm even in the catastrophe -- An improbable life -- A Worcestershire lad -- C.P. Cavafy -- A marriage of true minds -- The poet of the encirclement -- un homme d'esprit -- one of the family -- Walter De la Mare -- G.K. Chesterton's non-fictional prose -- Lame shadows -- A consciousness of reality -- Private poet -- A voice of importance -- A tribute -- markings -- Papa was a wise old sly-boots -- The justice of Dame Kind -- Concerning the unpredictable -- The Megrims -- Deborah -- The kitchen of life -- As it seemed to us.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)481323
(OCoLC)ocm00481323
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Auden, W. H. 1907-1973.
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