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Collected poems

Author: W H Auden; Edward Mendelson
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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Contains all the poems that W.H. Auden wished to preserve including three poems printed for the first time and four poems he previously rejected.
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Auden, W.H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973.
Collected poems.
New York : Random House, ©1976
(OCoLC)763327055
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W H Auden; Edward Mendelson
ISBN: 0394408950 9780394408958
OCLC Number: 2331014
Notes: "Includes all the poems that W.H. Auden wished to preserve, in a text that represents his final revisions."
Includes index.
Description: 696 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Paid on both sides; The letter; Taller-To-day; Missing; The secret agent; The watershed; No change of place; Let history be my judge; Never stronger; This loved one; Easy knowledge; Too dear, too vague; Between adventure; A free one; Family ghosts; The questioner who sits so sly; Venus will now say a few words; 1929; The bonfires; On Sunday walks; Shorts; Happy ending; This lunar beauty; The question; Five songs; Uncle Henry; Consider; The wanderer; The watchers; Adolescene; The exiles; The decoys; Have a good time; Half way; Ode; Legend; The witnesses; Letter to Lord Byron; A summer night; Paysage Moralise; O what is that sound; Our hunting fathers; Through the looking-glass; Two climbs; Meiosis; A misunderstanding; Who's who; Schoolchildren; May; A bride in the 30's; On this island; Night mail; As I walked out one evening; Twelve songs; His excellency; Casino; Oxford; Dover; Journey to Iceland; Detective story; Death's echo; The price; Danse Macabre; Lullaby; Orpheus; Miss Gee; James Honeyman; Victor; As he is; A voyage; The capital; Brussels in winter; Musee des Beaux Arts; Gare du Midi; The novelist; The composer; Rimbaud; A.E. Housman; Edward Lear; Epitaph on a tyrant; Sonnets from China; New Year letter; In memory of W.B. Yeats; In memory of Ernst Toller; Voltaire at Ferney; Herman Melville; The unknown citizen; They; The prophets; Like a vocation; The riddle; Heavy date; Law like love; The hidden law; Ten songs; In memory of Sigmund Freud; Another time; Our bias; Hell; Lady weeping at the crossroads; Anthem for St. Cecilia's Day; The dark years; The quest; Shorts; No time; Diaspora; Luther; Montaigne; The council; The maze; Blessed event; Kairos and Logos; At the grave of Henry James; Alone; Leap before you look; If I could tell you; Atlantis; In sickness and in health; Many happy returns; Mundus Et Infans; Few and simple; The lesson; A healthy spot; The model; Canzone; Anthem; The fall of Rome; Nursery rhyme; In Schrafft's; Under which lyre; Music is international; The duet; Pleasure island; A walk after dark; For the time being; The sea and the mirror. The age of anxiety; In transit; In praise of limestone; Ischia; Under Sirius; Cattivo Tempo; Hunting season; Fleet visit; An island cementery; Not in Baedeker; Ode to Gaea; Bucolics; Shorts; Five songs; Three occasional poems; Their lonely betters; First things first; The more loving one; A permanent way; Nocturne; Precious five; Memorial for The City; The shield of Achilles; Secondary Epic; Makers of history; T the Great; The managers; The Epigoni; Bathtub thoughts; The old man's road; The history of science; The history of truth; Homage to Clio; The love feast; The Chimeras; Merax & Mullin; Limbo culture; There will be no peace; A household; 'The truest poetry is the most feigning'; We too had known golden hours; Secrets; Numbers and faces; Objects; Words; The song; One circumlocution; Horae Canonicae; Good-bye to the Mezzogiorno; Dichtung und Wahreit; Dame kind; Reflections in a forest; Hands; The Sabbath; Walks; Friday's child; Academic Graffiti; Thanksgiving for a habitat; Shorts I; Two Don Quixote lyrics; A change of air; You; Et in Arcadia Ego; Hammerfest; Iceland revisited; On the circuit; Symmetries & Asymmetries; The marker; At the party; Bestiaries are out; After reading a child's guide to Modern Physics; Ascension day, 1964; Whitsunday in Kirchstetten; Three Posthumous poems; City without walls; Eleven occasional poems; The Horatians; Profile; Since; Amor Loci; Bird-language; Two songs; Forty years on; Marginalia; In due season; Rois Faineants; Partition; August 1968; Fairground; River profile; Insignificant elephants; Ode to Terminus; Six commissioned texts; Prologue at sixty; Epistle to a Godson; The Art of Healing; A New Year greeting; Smelt and tasted; Heard and seen; I am not a camera; A bad night; Moon Landing; The garrison; Pseudo-Questions; Stark bewolkt; Natural linguistics; The aliens; Doggerel by a senior citizen; Shorts II; Old people's home; Circe; Short ode to the cuckoo; Ode to the Medieval poets. An encounter; A shock; Loneliness; Talking to dogs; Talking to mice; Talking to myself; Thank you, fog; Aubade; Unpredictable but providential; Address to the beasts; Archaeology; Progress?; A curse; Ode to the Diencephalon; Shorts; Posthumous letter to Gilbert White; A contrast; The question; No, Plato, no; Nocturne; A Thanksgiving; A lullaby.
Other Titles: Poems
Responsibility: W.H. Auden ; edited by Edward Mendelson.

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Contains all the poems that W.H. Auden wished to preserve including three poems printed for the first time and four poems he previously rejected.

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