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Collected Shorter Poems 1927-1957


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Collected Shorter Poems 1927-1957 - Auden, W.H.
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W. H. Auden was once described as the Picasso of modern poetry - a tribute to his ceaseless experimentation with form and subject matter. Beginning with Anglo-Saxon poetry and ending with an Horatian expansiveness and conversational sweep, this volume is essential reading for anyone seriously interested in modern poetry after T. S. Eliot. In his lifetime a controversial, outspoken, yet enigmatic, writer, Auden has gradually come to seem an intimate poet, as we have learned to read him correctly. This volume is the best ...

Collected Shorter Poems 1927-1957 2003, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571087358