W. H. Auden Quotes (335 quotes)

W. H. Auden
As quoted in: Saturday Review, Volume 38 (Saturday Review Associates, 1955), p. 3
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Squares and Oblongs, in Poets at Work (1948), p. 170 - Squares and Oblongs (1948)

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Born: February 21, 1907

Died: September 29, 1973 (aged 66)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Wystan Hugh Auden, who published as W. H. Auden, was an Anglo-American poet, born in England, later an American citizen, regarded by many critics as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century. His work is noted for its stylistic and technical achievements, its engagement with moral and political issues, and its variety of tone, form and content.

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