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Auden: Poems

Auden: Poems

1995 ·
·4.27·469 Ratings ·256 Pages
“ Knock, And He'll open the door. Vanish, And He'll make you shine like the sun. Fall, And He'll raise you to the heavens. Become nothing, And He'll turn you into everything. ” ― Rumi
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  • Collected Poems

    1991·
    ·4.27·5,448 Ratings
    Between 1927 and his death in 1973, W. H. Auden endowed poetry in the English language with a new face.  Or rather, with several faces, since his work ranged from the political to the religious, from the urbane to the pastoral, from the mandarin to the
  • Tono-Bungay

    2005·
    ·3.43·796 Ratings
    Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no positive effects. Nonetheless, when the young George Ponderevo is employed by his uncle Edward to help market this ineffective medicine, he fin
  • The Things That Matter: What Seven Classic Novels Have to Say About the Stages of Life

    2006·
    ·3.69·99 Ratings
    An illuminating exploration of how seven of the greatest English novels of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries—Frankenstein, Wuthering Heights, Jane Eyre, Middlemarch, Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, and Between the Acts—portray the essential exp
  • The Ordeal of Richard Feverel

    1999·
    ·3.51·177 Ratings
    Of all nineteenth-century English novels, " claims Edward Mendelson in his Introduction to this edition, "The Ordeal of Richard Feverel is the most self-consciously literary in its style and structure and the most sexually explicit in its plot and theme."
  • Poetry for Young People: Lewis Carroll

    2008·
    ·4.04·114 Ratings
    With fantastic characters and enchanting language, Lewis Carroll created magical wonderlands children have always loved to visit. These 26 selections from his classic works have never lost their fascination. Open the covers of this beautifully illustrated
  • The Portable Greek Reader

    1977·
    ·4.06·75 Ratings
    It is commonplace to say that our civilization is built on the ruins of Greece. W. H. Auden’s splendid anthology locates the truth behind the truism, while filling in the gaps in our knowledge of a people who gave us so much of our cultural legacy.Every
  • The Dyer's Hand

    1990·
    ·4.26·273 Ratings
    In this volume, W. H. Auden assembled, edited, and arranged the best of his prose writing, including the famous lectures he delivered as Oxford Professor of Poetry. The result is less a formal collection of essays than an extended and linked series of ob
  • The Portable Romantic Poets: Blake to Poe

    1977·
    ·3.99·127 Ratings
    This volume, edited and with a superb introduction by W.H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson, presents the greatest of the Romantics in all the fullness and ardor of their vision, including William Blake, Robert Burns, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Words
  • Intimate Journals

    2006·
    ·3.73·199 Ratings
    One of the most influential French poets of the nineteenth century, Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867) was also an important art critic and translator. In fact, his translations of Edgar Allan Poe's works are considered classics of French prose. Throughout
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