Forewords and Afterwords

Finalist, National Book Awards 1974 for Arts And Letters

cover of Forewords and Afterwords by W H Auden

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W. H. Auden

Wystan Hugh Auden was born in York, England, on February 21, 1907. He moved to Birmingham during childhood and was 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. More about this author >

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