In the summer of 1936, W. H. Auden and Louis MacNeice visited Iceland on commission to write a travel book, but found themselves capturing concerns on a scale that were far more international. 'Though writing in a "holiday" spirit,' commented Auden, 'its authors were all the time conscious of a threatening horizon to their picnic - world-wide unemployment, Hitler growing everyday more powerful and a world-war more inevitable.' The result is the remarkable Letters from Iceland, a collaboration in poetry and prose, ...

Letters from Iceland 1998, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571132973



Letters from Iceland 1990, Paragon House Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781557782984

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