Song - W. H. Auden - Reads A Selection Of His Poems (Vinyl, LP)


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Label: Argo (2) - RG 184 • Format: Vinyl LP, Mono • Country: UK • Genre: Non-Music • Style: Poetry, Spoken Word


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  1. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about W. H. Auden - Reads A Selection Of His Poems at Discogs. Complete your W. H. Auden collection.
  2. Wystan Hugh Auden (February 21, – September 29, ) was an English-American poet, often cited as one of the most influential English-speaking writers of the XX century. He was born in York and grew up in Birmingham. In , W. H. Auden emigrated to the .
  3. Homage to Clio --The shield of Achilles--Metalogue to the magic flute --The hard question --Song --The more loving one--A walk after dark --A chorus --First things first --Alonzo to Ferdinand. Other Titles: Poems. W.H. Auden reads a selection of his poems.
  4. W.H. Auden’s poem “Song” is set in a city, and is seen from the point of view of a first person narrator describing his observations while going for a walk in the evening. Down by a river he hears a lover singing a very romantic ballad about his deep and never-ending love. Then the clocks in the city begin to ring, as if to tell the lover that time passes inexorably, whether he likes it.
  5. W. H. Auden was admired for his unsurpassed technical virtuosity and ability to write poems in nearly every imaginable verse form; his incorporation of popular culture, current events, and vernacular speech in his work; and also for the vast range of his intellect, which drew easily from an extraordinary variety of literatures, art forms.
  6. W H Auden Follow Wystan Hugh Auden was born in York, England, in , he moved to Birmingham with his family during his childhood and was later 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.
  7. His poem by that title, wrote Monroe K. Spears in his Poetry of W.H. Auden, was a “sympathetic satire on the attempts of human beings to escape, through their own efforts, the anxiety of our age.” Auden struck a chord in readers with his timely treatment of the .
  8. W.H. Auden reads a personal selection of 18 poems from his work, covering almost two decades. The recording features "In Memory of W.B. Yeats", "In Praise of Limestone", "The Capital", "School Children", "As He Is", "Five Lyrics", "Precious Five" and "Bucolics". From the Back CoverReviews: 2.

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