Selected Poems

Selected Poems

Book - 2007
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This significantly expanded edition of W. H. Auden's Selected Poems adds twenty poems to the hundred in the original edition, broadening its focus to better reflect the enormous wealth of form, rhetoric, tone, and content in Auden's work. Newly included are such favorites as "Funeral Blues" and other works that represent Auden's lighter, comic side, giving a fuller picture of the range of his genius. Also new are brief notes explaining references that may have become obscure to younger generations of readers and a revised introduction that draws on recent additions to knowledge about Auden.

As in the original edition, the new Selected Poems makes available the preferred original versions of some thirty poems that Auden revised later in life, making it the best source for enjoying the many facets of Auden's art in one volume.
Publisher: New York : Vintage International, 2007
Edition: Expanded 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780307278081
0307278085
Branch Call Number: 821.912 A89sL 2007
Characteristics: xxx, 344 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Mendelson, Edward

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