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A Tolkien Treasury

By W. H. Auden

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Collects stories, essays, poems, illustrations, and recipes inspired by the work of J.R.R. Tolkien, and includes contributions by W.H. Auden, Edmund Wilson, Michael Green, Alida Becker, and Ted Johnstone.
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As accessible as popular songs, yet because they are the work of one of our century's great poets, they are by turns lyrical, tender, sardonic, courtly and risque in ways that have distinguished Auden's poetic discourse. 256p. Pap.
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Critical essays illuminate the twentieth-century author's thoughts on literature, ideals, and creativity
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This volume assembles over two hundred poems written by Auden between the ages of fifteen and twenty-one - including 22 newly discovered poems & the contents of the poet's privately printed volume Poems (1928). Appendices, Index. 281p.
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(New York Review Books Classics). The author’s ongoing quest to comprehend a father who remained always just beyond his reach. 283p.
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Selected Poems

By W. H. Auden

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This publication celebrates the centenary of the poet's birth, presenting a new and significantly expanded edition of the 1979 'Selected Poems,' adding twenty poem to the original hundred, broadening its focus to better reflect the enormous wealth of form, rhetoric, tone, and content in Auden's work. Also new are brief notes explaining references that have become obscure to younger generations of readers, and a revised introduction that reveals more about Auden's emotional life than was known in 1979. 384p.
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When it was first publihsed in 1947, THE AGE OF ANXIETY - W.H. Auden's last, longest, and most ambitious book-length poem - immediateloy struck a powerful chord, capturing the imagination of the cultural moment that it diagnosed and named. Beginining as a conversation among four strangers in a barroom on New York's Third Avenue, Auden's analysis of Western culture druing the Second World War won the Pulitzer Prize and inspired a symphony by Leonard Bernstein as well as a ballet by Jerome Robbins. This volume - the first annotated, critical edition of the poem - introduces this important work to a new generation of readers by putting it in historical and biographical context and elucidating its difficulties. Appendix, Textual Notes. 144p.
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This volume presents Cavafy's complete poems: sixty-three newly translated poems have been added to the widely praised edition first published in 1961, of which Lionel Trilling wrote, 'Rae Davlen's translation...gives the English-speaking world a new poet.' Bibliographical Note, Notes, Bibliography. 312p.
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An allegorical fairytale from the author of 'The Princess and the Goblin' and 'At the Back of the North Wind' about a boy and girl who seek the keyhole that will fit the rainbow's magical key. B&W ill. 85p. (Ages: 5-8).
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Every page in this volume contains some fundamental precursor of the ways in which we think about heroism, destiny, love, politics, tragedy, science, virtue, and thought itself. 726p.
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