W.H. Auden (1907-73), British-American poet, renowned for his skill with a range of poetic forms. Auden is best known as a political poet, but his vast output is by no means limited to political poetry. His most famous poems are "Funeral Blues", "September 1, 1939", "In Memory of W.B. Yeats" and "Musee des Beaux Arts".
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Academy of American Poets: W.H. Auden
Includes a brief biography, a selection of poems and an audio clip of Auden reading his poem "On the Circuit."
Auden at Home
An article on Auden's poetry by James Fenton in "The New York Review of Books."
Auden's Poetry and his Last Years
Review on the World Socialist Website of Edward Mendelson's book "Later Auden", including a discussion of Auden's life and development as a poet.
The Guardian: W. H. Auden
Profile, articles, reviews and links.
W. H. Auden Biography and Poems
Biographical information with a listing of poems and links to selected works.
An introduction to the poet by Professor Eiichi Hishikawa, Faculty of Letters, Kobe University.
The W.H. Auden Society
Includes books by Auden, links to selected poems, and a list of recordings of his readings and of musical settings of his poems. Also news of publications and events of interest to readers of Auden.
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