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Poems

Author: W H Auden; Edward Mendelson
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1995.
Series: Everyman's library pocket poets.
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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 20th century masters, Poems: Auden is the short collection of an exemplary champion of human  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W H Auden; Edward Mendelson
ISBN: 0679443673 9780679443674
OCLC Number: 32576920
Notes: "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Description: 256 p. ; 17 cm.
Contents: Taller to-day --
The secret agent --
This lunar beauty --
The question --
What's in your mind, my dove, my coney --
'O where are you going?' --
The wanderer --
Adolescence --
Have a good time --
A summer night --
Paysage moralise --
O what is that sound --
Our hunting fathers --
Who's who --
May --
On this island --
Night mail --
As I walked out one evening --
The dream --
Fish in the unruffled lakes --
Autumn song --
Underneath an abject willow --
At last the secret is out --
Funeral blues --
Johnny --
Roman wall blues --
O tell me the truth about love --
Casino --
Dover --
Death's echo --
Lullaby --
As he is --
The capital --
Musee des Beaux Arts --
The novelist --
The composer --
Epitaph on a tyrant --
In memory of W.B. Yeats --
The unknown citizen --
The prophets --
The riddle --
Law like love --
The hidden law --
Refugee blues --
Calypso --
Eyes look into the well --
Domesday song --
In memory of Sigmund Freud --
Hell --
Lady weeping at the crossroads --
Diaspora --
Blessed event. Alone --
Leap before you look --
If I could tell you --
Many happy returns --
The lesson --
The fall of Rome --
A walk after dark --
Alonso to Ferdinand --
Song of the master and boatswain --
Miranda's song --
In praise of limestone --
Hunting season --
Fleet visit --
Ode to Gaea --
Woods --
Lakes --
Plains --
Streams --
Deftly, admiral, cast your fly --
When rites and melodies begin --
Make this night loveable --
First things first --
The more loving one --
Precious five --
The shield of Achilles --
The old man's road --
The history of science --
The history of truth --
Homage to Clio --
The love feast --
Limbo culture --
Numbers and faces --
Prime --
Nones --
Compline --
Friday's child --
The cave of making --
The geography of the house --
The cave of nakedness --
The common life --
A change of air --
On the circuit --
The Horatians --
August 1968 --
Fairground --
River profile --
Old people's home --
Lullaby --
A Thanksgiving --
Archaeology.
Series Title: Everyman's library pocket poets.
Other Titles: Poems.
Auden
Responsibility: Auden ; selected by Edward Mendelson.

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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 20th century masters, Poems: Auden is the short collection of an exemplary champion of human wisdom in its encounter with the mysteries of experience.

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