Bumbleshoot: W.H. Auden
Twenty-eight poems by Auden. Includes many short poems.
Demon or Gift: from Later Auden
This, the first chapter from Edward Mendelson's book "Later Auden," analyses the poem "In Memory of W.B. Yeats."
The Dyer's Hand
A review of Auden's collection of essays, by the poet John Berryman.
Frank Kermode on Auden's Shakespeare
Auden's Lectures on Shakespeare (ed. Arthur Kirsch), reviewed for the London Review of Books by Frank Kermode.
Funeral Blues
Text, discussion of the correct title, and scans of the original published version of this Auden poem.
Law Like Love
Text of this Auden poem. First line: "Law, say the gardeners, is the sun".
Musée des Beaux Arts
Analysis of poem. First line: "About suffering they were never wrong." Includes Breughel's painting "The Fall of Icarus", which the poem refers to.
Readings: Two Songs for Hedli Anderson
Text of two Auden poems, "Funeral Blues" and "Johnny".
Redeeming the Rake by David Schiff
Discussion of Stravinsky's Opera, "The Rake's Progress", for which Auden wrote the libretto.
Salon.com Audio: W. H. Auden
Recordings of Auden reading two poems, "Under Which Lyre" and "Law Like Love". Available in mp3 and RealMedia formats.
A Selection of British Poetry: Auden
Many Auden poems, including "Canzone", "As We Like It", "The Labyrinth" and selections from "Songs and Musical Pieces"
The Shield of Achilles
Text of this frequently anthologized poem.
Song Texts
Texts of poems that have been set to music by Stravinsky, Benjamin Britten and others, including "Lullaby", "Nocturne" and "Elegy for JFK".
There Will Be No Peace
Auden's poem at American Digest.
Under Which Lyre
Text of this poem, subtitled "A Reactionary Tract for the Times".
W.H. Auden at the University of Dundee
Text of "In Praise of Limestone" and three short poems.
The Watershed
One of Auden's earliest poems.
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