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W.H. Auden : a biography

Humphrey Carpenter

W.H. Auden : a biography

by Humphrey Carpenter

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Published by Unwin Paperbacks in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Auden, W. H. -- 1907-1973 -- Biography.,
  • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHumphrey Carpenter.
    SeriesUnwin paperbacks
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6001.U4 Z636 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 495 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages495
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21838291M
    ISBN 100049280473

    Oct 04,  · As a personality, Auden is a type of manic schoolmaster, and one of the merits of Mr. Carpenter's biography is its emphasis on Auden's essential career, that of teacher. Jun 22,  · A masterful biography of one of the greatest English poets and most compelling literary figures of the 20th century, Auden is the first to take the full measure of the poet's achievements, his insatiable thirst for experience, his navigation between the needs of discipline and the lure of his addictions and lusts. of photos.5/5(5).

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    He was a long time friend (from the s until Auden's death in ) with Christopher Isherwood, who for a time, Auden considered him to be his mentor, traveling companion, occasional writing partner, and possibly sometime lover. W. H. Auden's book The Golden Key was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers. W. H. Auden's book The Art of Losing was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers. Sign up to get a pre-publication copy in exchange for a review.


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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(5). Oct 16,  · Mendelson's EARLY AUDEN and LATER AUDEN, which are intellectual biography, are, therefore, really a better choice to understand Auden's life, with Carpenter as a supplement for minor details.

But Carpenter's book is worth reading for what it is, and it would be very unAudenish to criticize him for not doing the job he didn't intend to do/5(5). Oct 16,  · W.

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Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device rafaelrvalcarcel.coms: 5. Oct 16,  · W.H. Auden : a biography book. Auden: A Biography Paperback – October 1, by Humphrey Carpenter (Author)Reviews: 5.

Although the biography was not authorized it did receive the co-operation of the Auden Estate which gave permission for letters and unpublished works to be quoted. The result is a biography that was widely praised on first publication in and which continues to hold its own/5.

Oct 20,  · Although the biography was not authorized it did receive the co-operation of the Auden Estate which gave permission for letters and unpublished works to be quoted.

The result is a biography. Wyston Hugh Auden was born in February ofin York, England. He was one of three sons and would grow up strongly influenced by his parent’s belief systems and careers. George Auden, W.H. Auden’s father, was both a medical officer and a psychologist, and his mother, Constance, was a devoted member of the Church of rafaelrvalcarcel.com: Emma Baldwin.

Auden was a British poet, author and playwright best known as a leading literary figure in the 20th century for his poetry. W.H. Auden, also known as Wystan Hugh Auden, was a poet, author and playwright born in York, England, on February 21, Auden was a leading literary influencer in the 20th rafaelrvalcarcel.com: Feb 21, W.

Auden Wystan Hugh Auden was born in York, England, on February 21, He moved to Birmingham during childhood and was educated at Christ Church, Oxford. As a young man he was influenced by the poetry of Thomas Hardy and Robert Frost, as well as William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Old English verse.

Feb 17,  · W. Auden, English-born poet and man of letters who achieved early fame in the s as a hero of the left during the Great Depression. Most of his verse dramas of this period were written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood. In Auden settled in the United States, becoming a U.S.

This is a bibliography of books, plays, films, and libretti written, edited, or translated by the Anglo-American poet W. Auden (–). See the main entry for a list of biographical and critical studies and external links. Auden Biography Wystan Hugh Auden was an Anglo-American poet considered to be one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

This biography of W. Auden provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Oct 20,  · Although the biography was not authorized it did receive the co-operation of the Auden Estate which gave permission for letters and unpublished works to be quoted.

The result is a biography that was widely praised on first publication in and which continues to hold its rafaelrvalcarcel.com Edition: Main.

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(Wystan Hugh), -- Biography, Poets, English -- 20th century -- BiographyPages: W.H. Auden book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A biography of W.H. Auden, which looks at his career as a poet, and also /5. Mar 30,  · Mendelson's EARLY AUDEN and LATER AUDEN, which are intellectual biography, are, therefore, really a better choice to understand Auden's life, with Carpenter as a supplement for minor details.

But Carpenter's book is worth reading for what it is, and it would be very unAudenish to criticize him for not doing the job he didn't intend to do.5/5(2). Simply as a scrupulous gathering of data—much of it from previously unavailable sources—this literate, sensible, yet oddly unsatisfying biography will take a secure place on the Auden shelf; and such slighter efforts as Charles Osborne's casual W.

Auden () will now seem even less reliable. Auden’s milieu is further explored in A Company of Readers: Uncollected Writings of W.H. Auden, Jacques Barzun, and Lionel Trilling from the Reader’s Subscription and Mid-Century Book Clubs. The book club in question, the Reader’s Subscription Club, later became the Mid-Century Book Club.

W.H. Auden has books on Goodreads with ratings. W.H. Auden’s most popular book is Selected Poems. Auden Biography - Barbara Everett, fascinated with W. Auden, wrote a book, Auden, to celebrate the poet. She pays him high tribute with her words: “In his verse, Auden.

Nov 10,  · W. H. Auden: A Biography. by Humphrey Carpenter | 10 Nov out of 5 stars 2. Paperback More buying choices £ (8 used & new offers) Kindle Edition £ £ Hardcover Auden (Vintage Lives Book 1) by Richard Davenport-Hines.

out of 5 stars 3. Kindle Edition.Get this from a library! W.H. Auden, a biography. [Humphrey Carpenter] -- Relates events and anecdotes of the poet's life, based on his journal, notebooks, and letters.Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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