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Author: W H Auden; Edward Mendelson
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade edView all editions and formats
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
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.


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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