The Hidden Law: The Poetry of W. H. Auden

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In this study - the fruit of a lifelong critical and imaginative engagement with W H. Auden's works - Anthony Hecht identifies and traces consistent habits of thought and belief within the poet's extensive and varied writings and through his celebrated conversions and repudiations, literary and otherwise. Hecht acknowledges that Auden's poems "both invite the intrusive scrutiny of the cryptographer and deny him access." Yet the readings he offers of poems from every phase of Auden's career, along with dramatic works and ...

The Hidden Law: The Poetry of W. H. Auden 1994, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674390072

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The Hidden Law: The Poetry of W. H. Auden 1993, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674390065

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