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As I Walked Out One Evening
Written by W. H. Auden
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 1995
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-679-76170-9 (0-679-76170-5)

W. H. Auden once defined light verse as the kind that is written by poets who are democratically in tune with their audience and whose language is straightforward and close to general speech.  Given that definition, the 123 poems in this collection all qualify; they are as accessible as popular songs yet... Read more






Auden: Poems
Written by W. H. Auden
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | May 1995
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-44367-4 (0-679-44367-3)

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Auden is just another reminder of his exhilarating lyric power and his understanding of love and longing in all their sacred and profane guises. One of English poetry's great... Read more






Collected Poems
Written by W. H. Auden, Edited by Edward Mendelson
Modern Library | Hardcover | February 2007
$40.00/50.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-64350-0 (0-679-64350-8)

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... Read more






Collected Poems: Auden
Written by W. H. Auden
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 1991
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-73197-9 (0-679-73197-0)

Between 1927 and his death in 1973, W. H. Auden endowed poetry in the English language with a new face.  Or rather, with several faces, since his work ranged from the political to the religious, from the urbane to the pastoral, from the mandarin to the invigoratingly plain-spoken.

This collection presents all the... Read more






The Dyer's Hand
Written by W. H. Auden
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 1990
$21.00/25.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-72484-1 (0-679-72484-2)

In this volume, W. H. Auden assembled, edited, and arranged the best of his prose writing, including the famous lectures he delivered as Oxford Professor of Poetry.  The result is less a formal collection of essays than an extended and linked series of observations--on poetry, art, and the observation of life in... Read more






Forewords and Afterwords
Written by W. H. Auden
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 1990
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-72485-8 (0-679-72485-0)

The essays in this collection were written as reviews, mainly for The New York Review of Books and The New Yorker, on books by or about Alexander Pope, Vincent van Gogh, Thomas Mann, Virginia Woolf, Oscar Wilde, and A. E. Housman, or as introductions to editions of the classical Greek writers... Read more






Selected Poems
Written by W. H. Auden, Edited by Edward Mendelson
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2007
$16.00/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27808-1 (0-307-27808-5)

This significantly expanded edition of W. H. Auden’s Selected Poems adds twenty poems to the hundred in the original edition, broadening its focus to better reflect the enormous wealth of form, rhetoric, tone, and content in Auden’s work. Newly included are such favorites as “Funeral Blues” and other works that represent... Read more






Markings
Written by Dag Hammarskjold, Preface by Jimmy Carter, Translated by W. H. Auden and L. Fitzgerald Sjoberg
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2006
$15.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27742-8 (0-307-27742-9)

Universally known and admired as a peacemaker, Dag Hammarskjöld concealed a remarkable intense inner life which he recorded over several decades in this journal of poems and spiritual meditations, left to be published after his death. A dramatic account of spiritual struggle, Markings has inspired hundreds of thousands of readers since... Read more





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