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The age of Auden : postwar poetry and the American scene

Author: Aidan Wasley
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, cop. 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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W H Auden's emigration from England to the United States in 1939 marked more than a turning point in his own life and work - it changed the course of American poetry itself. This book deals with  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: W H Auden
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aidan Wasley
ISBN: 0691136793 9780691136790
OCLC Number: 907253351
Awards: Winner of South Atlantic Modern Language Association Studies Book Award 2012.
Shortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2011.
Description: xix, 258 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: List of Abbreviations ix Preface xiii Prologue: Auden in "Atlantis" 1 Part I Chapter 1: A Way of Happening: < Auden's American Presence 33 Part II Chapter 2: Father of Forms: Merrill, Auden, and a Fable of Influence 77 Chapter 3: The Gay Apprentice: Ashbery, Auden, and a Portrait of the Artist as a Young Critic 109 Chapter 4: The Old Sources: Rich, Auden, and Making Something Happen 145 Epilogue: He Became His Admirers: Saying Goodbye to Auden 175 Notes 209 Index 243
Responsibility: Aidan Wasley.

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