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The Resource Early Auden, later Auden : a critical biography, Edward Mendelson

Early Auden, later Auden : a critical biography, Edward Mendelson

Label
Early Auden, later Auden : a critical biography
Title
Early Auden, later Auden
Title remainder
a critical biography
Statement of responsibility
Edward Mendelson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Presented in one volume for the very first time, and updated with new archival discoveries, Early Auden, Later Auden reintroduces Edward Mendelson's acclaimed, two-part biography of W.H. Auden (1907-73), one of the greatest literary figures of the twentieth century. This book offers a detailed history and interpretation of Auden's oeuvre, spanning the duration of his career from juvenilia to his final works in poetry as well as theatre, film, radio, opera, essays, and lectures. Early Auden, Later Auden begins with Auden's emigration from England to the United States. The book follows the evolution of his thought, offering a comparison of the poet's views at various junctures over a lifetime. With penetrating insight, Mendelson examines Auden's early ideas, methods, and personal transitions as reflected in poems, manuscripts and private papers. The book then links changes in Auden's intellectual, emotional and religious experience with his shifting public role--showing the depth of his personal struggles with self and with fame, and the means by which these internal conflicts were reflected in his art in later years."--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mendelson, Edward
Dewey number
  • 821/.912
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6001.U4
LC item number
Z7584 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Auden, W. H.
  • Auden, W. H.
  • Auden, Wystan H
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Lyrik
  • Drama
  • Literaturwissenschaft
Label
Early Auden, later Auden : a critical biography, Edward Mendelson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the one-volume edition -- Early Auden. Introduction Early Auden -- Part one : The border and the group (August 1927-May 1933). The exiled word ; The watershed ; Family ghosts ; The evolutionary defile ; Trickster and tribe ; Private places ; Looking for land -- Part two : The two worlds (June 1933-January 1939). Lucky this point ; The great divide ; The insufficient touch ; Their indifferent redeemer ; Parables of action : 1 ; Parables of action : 2 ; History to the defeated ; From this island -- Later Auden. Introduction Later Auden -- Part one : Vision and after (1939-1947). Demon or gift ; The vision enters ; Against the devourer ; Investigating the crime ; It without image ; Imaginary saints ; The absconded vision ; The murderous birth ; Asking for neighborhood -- Part two : The flesh we are (1948-1957). The murmurs of the body -- Waiting for a city ; The great quell ; Number or face ; The altering storm -- Part three : Territorial (1958-1973). Poet of the encirclement ; The air changes ; This time final ; The concluding carnival -- Postscript. His secret life
Control code
948560858
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 895 pages
Isbn
9780691172491
Lccn
2016034080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027066663
System control number
(OCoLC)948560858
Label
Early Auden, later Auden : a critical biography, Edward Mendelson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the one-volume edition -- Early Auden. Introduction Early Auden -- Part one : The border and the group (August 1927-May 1933). The exiled word ; The watershed ; Family ghosts ; The evolutionary defile ; Trickster and tribe ; Private places ; Looking for land -- Part two : The two worlds (June 1933-January 1939). Lucky this point ; The great divide ; The insufficient touch ; Their indifferent redeemer ; Parables of action : 1 ; Parables of action : 2 ; History to the defeated ; From this island -- Later Auden. Introduction Later Auden -- Part one : Vision and after (1939-1947). Demon or gift ; The vision enters ; Against the devourer ; Investigating the crime ; It without image ; Imaginary saints ; The absconded vision ; The murderous birth ; Asking for neighborhood -- Part two : The flesh we are (1948-1957). The murmurs of the body -- Waiting for a city ; The great quell ; Number or face ; The altering storm -- Part three : Territorial (1958-1973). Poet of the encirclement ; The air changes ; This time final ; The concluding carnival -- Postscript. His secret life
Control code
948560858
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 895 pages
Isbn
9780691172491
Lccn
2016034080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027066663
System control number
(OCoLC)948560858

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