249 relations: A Certain World, A. S. T. Fisher, About the House, Academy of American Poets, Agape, Alan Ansen, Alan Myers (translator), Alexander Pope, Allen & Unwin, Anglicanism, Anglo-Catholicism, Another Time (book), Anthony Hecht, Auden Group, Austin Clarke (poet), Austria, Ballad, Baroque, Beat Generation, Benjamin Britten, Bennington College, Beorhtwulf of Mercia, Berlin, Birmingham, Boston Review, British undergraduate degree classification, Brooklyn Heights, Brussels, Bucolics (Auden), Caliban, Cambridge University Press, Carson McCullers, Catholic Church, Catholic Worker, Cecil Day-Lewis, Chambers Dictionary, Charles Madge, Charles Osborne (music writer), Charles Williams (British writer), Chester Kallman, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, Christ Church, Oxford, Christopher Isherwood, Church of England, Citizenship of the United States, City Without Walls, Dag Hammarskjöld, DAISY Digital Talking Book, Dante Alighieri, Dictionary of National Biography, ..., Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Doggerel, Dorothy Day, E. M. Forster, E. R. Dodds, Early music, East Village, Manhattan, Eclogue, Edmund Wilson, Edward Mendelson, Elegy for Young Lovers, Elizabeth Mayer, Encyclopædia Britannica, Enfant terrible, Episcopal Church (United States), Epistle to a Godson, Erika Mann, Euripides, Existentialism, F. R. Leavis, Faber and Faber, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Feltrinelli Prize, For the Time Being, Forewords and Afterwords, Four Weddings and a Funeral, Francis Scarfe, Friedrich Hölderlin, Funeral Blues, Gale (publisher), Geoffrey Grigson, George Augustus Auden, Gilbert and Sullivan, Good Friday, GPO Film Unit, Graham Greene, Gresham's School, Group Theatre (London), Guggenheim Fellowship, Haiku, Hannah Arendt, Hans Werner Henze, Harold Bloom, Harvard University Press, Hedli Anderson, Heinemann (publisher), Helensburgh, High church, Homage to Clio, Horace, Horae Canonicae, Hugh MacDiarmid, Hugh Wright, Humphrey Carpenter, Iceland, Igor Stravinsky, In Praise of Limestone, Ischia, James Merrill, James Stern, John Ashbery, John Betjeman, John Bicknell Auden, John Fuller (poet), John Grierson, John Haffenden, John Sparrow (academic), Joseph Brodsky, Joseph Warren Beach, Journey to a War, Katherine Bucknell, Kirchstetten, Letters from Iceland, Limerick (poetry), Lincoln Kirstein, Literary estate, Lomond School, Louis MacNeice, Love's Labour's Lost, Love's Labour's Lost (opera), Malvern Hills, Man of La Mancha, Manhattan, Marianne Moore, Maxine Kumin, Methuen Publishing, Michael Yates (television designer), Musée des Beaux Arts (poem), Naomi Mitchison, National Book Award for Poetry, National Film Board of Canada, Naturalization, Nevill Coghill, New York Pro Musica, Nicolas Nabokov, Night Mail, Noah Greenberg, Nobel Prize in Literature, Nones (Auden), Odes (Horace), Old Norse, On the Frontier, On This Island, Our Hunting Fathers, Oxford Professor of Poetry, Oxford University Press, Pablo Casals, Paid on Both Sides, Palgrave Macmillan, Paul Bunyan (operetta), Pennines, Peter Heyworth, Philip Larkin, Play of Daniel, Poems (Auden), Poetic Edda, Poets' Corner, Princeton University Press, Psychoanalysis, Public school (United Kingdom), Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, Randall Jarrell, Random House, Refugee Blues, Reinhold Niebuhr, Repton, Repton School, Republic of China (1912–1949), Richard Davenport-Hines, Richard Hoggart, Robert Burns, Robert Medley, Rookhope, Roy Campbell (poet), Rupert Doone, Saga, Samuel Hynes, Søren Kierkegaard, Second Sino-Japanese War, Secondary Worlds, September 1, 1939, Smith College, Solihull, Spain (Auden), Spanish Civil War, St Edmund's School, Hindhead, St Wystan's Church, Repton, Stephen Spender, Swarthmore College, Syllabic verse, T. S. Eliot, Tanka, Thank You, Fog, The Age of Anxiety, The Ascent of F6, The Bacchae, The Bassarids, The Dance of Death (Auden play), The Dog Beneath the Skin, The Double Man (book), The Downs Malvern, The Dyer's Hand, The Enchafèd Flood, The New School, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Orators, The Paris Review, The Rake's Progress, The Sea and the Mirror, The Shield of Achilles, The Taming of the Shrew, The Times, The Unknown Citizen, Thomas Hardy, U Thant, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, University of Michigan, University of Oxford, Ursula Niebuhr, Valerie Eliot, Vienna, Vikings, Villanelle, Vintage Books, W. B. Yeats, W. H. Auden bibliography, Wallace Stevens, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, Westminster Abbey, Wigstan, William Carlos Williams, William Langland, William Wordsworth, World War II, Yale University Press, York, 8th Street / St. Mark's Place (Manhattan). Expand index (199 more) » « Shrink index
A Certain World
A Certain World: A Commonplace Book, by W. H. Auden, is an anthology of passages and quotations from other authors, selected by Auden, arranged alphabetically by subject.
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A. S. T. Fisher
Arthur Stanley Theodore Fisher (1906–1989) was a mid-20th-century Church of England priest and writer.
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About the House
About the House is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1965 by Random House (first published in England by Faber & Faber in 1966).
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Academy of American Poets
The Academy of American Poets is a national, member-supported organization that promotes poets and the art of poetry.
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Agape (Ancient Greek, agapē) is a Greco-Christian term referring to love, "the highest form of love, charity" and "the love of God for man and of man for God".
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Alan Ansen (January 23, 1922 – November 12, 2006) was an American poet, playwright, and associate of Beat Generation writers.
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Alan Myers (translator)
Alan Myers (18 August 1933 – 8 August 2010) was a noted translator, most notably of works by Russian authors.
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Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet.
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Allen & Unwin
Allen & Unwin is an Australian independent publishing company, established in Australia in 1976 as a subsidiary of the British firm George Allen & Unwin Ltd., which was founded by Sir Stanley Unwin in August 1914 and went on to become one of the leading publishers of the twentieth century.
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Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
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The terms Anglo-Catholicism, Anglican Catholicism, and Catholic Anglicanism refer to people, beliefs and practices within Anglicanism that emphasise the Catholic heritage and identity of the various Anglican churches.
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Another Time (book)
Another Time is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1940.
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Anthony Evan Hecht (January 16, 1923 – October 20, 2004) was an American poet.
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The Auden Group or the Auden Generation is a group of British and Irish writers active in the 1930s that included W. H. Auden, Louis MacNeice, Cecil Day-Lewis, Stephen Spender, Christopher Isherwood, and sometimes Edward Upward and Rex Warner.
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Austin Clarke (poet)
Austin Clarke Bridge in Templeogue Austin Clarke (Irish: Aibhistín Ó Cléirigh) (9 May 1896 – 19 March 1974), born in 83 Manor Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin, was one of the leading Irish poets of the generation after W. B. Yeats.
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Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
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A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
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The Baroque is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, art and music that flourished in Europe from the early 17th until the late 18th century.
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The Beat Generation was a literary movement started by a group of authors whose work explored and influenced American culture and politics in the post-World War II era.
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Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.
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Bennington College is a private, nonsectarian liberal arts college in Bennington, Vermont.
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Beorhtwulf of Mercia
Beorhtwulf (meaning "bright wolf"; also spelled Berhtwulf; died 852) was King of Mercia, a kingdom of Anglo-Saxon England, from 839 or 840 to 852.
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Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
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Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
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Boston Review is a quarterly American political and literary magazine.
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British undergraduate degree classification
The British undergraduate degree classification system is a grading structure for undergraduate degrees (bachelor's degrees and integrated master's degrees) in the United Kingdom.
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Brooklyn Heights is an affluent residential neighborhood within the New York City borough of Brooklyn.
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Brussels (Bruxelles,; Brussel), officially the Brussels-Capital Region (All text and all but one graphic show the English name as Brussels-Capital Region.) (Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest), is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels, which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
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Bucolics is a sequence of poems by W. H. Auden written in 1953 and 1953.
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Caliban, son of the witch Sycorax, is an important character in William Shakespeare's play The Tempest.
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Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.
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Carson McCullers (February 19, 1917 – September 29, 1967) was an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, essayist, and poet.
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The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
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The Catholic Worker is a newspaper published 7 times a year by the Catholic Worker Movement community in New York City.
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Cecil Day-Lewis (or Day Lewis) (27 April 1904 – 22 May 1972), often writing as C. Day-Lewis, was an Anglo-Irish poet and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1968 until his death in 1972.
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The Chambers Dictionary (TCD) was first published by William and Robert Chambers as Chambers's English Dictionary in 1872.
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Charles Henry Madge (10 October 1912 – 17 January 1996), was an English poet, journalist and sociologist, now most remembered as a founder of Mass-Observation.
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Charles Osborne (music writer)
Charles Thomas Osborne (24 November 1927 – 23 September 2017) was an Australian journalist, theatre and opera critic, poet and novelist.
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Charles Williams (British writer)
Charles Walter Stansby Williams (20 September 1886 – 15 May 1945) was a British poet, novelist, playwright, theologian, literary critic, and member of the Inklings.
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Chester Simon Kallman (January 7, 1921 – January 18, 1975) was an American poet, librettist, and translator, best known for his collaborations with W. H. Auden and Igor Stravinsky.
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Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Christ Church Cathedral is the cathedral of the diocese of Oxford, which consists of the counties of Oxford, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire.
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Christ Church, Oxford
Christ Church (Ædes Christi, the temple or house, ædēs, of Christ, and thus sometimes known as "The House") is a constituent college of the University of Oxford in England.
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Christopher William Bradshaw Isherwood (26 August 1904 – 4 January 1986) was an English-American novelist.
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Church of England
The Church of England (C of E) is the state church of England.
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Citizenship of the United States
Citizenship of the United States is a status that entails specific rights, duties and benefits.
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City Without Walls
City Without Walls and other poems is a book by W. H. Auden, published in 1969.
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Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld (29 July 1905 – 18 September 1961) was a Swedish economist and diplomat who served as the second Secretary-General of the United Nations.
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DAISY Digital Talking Book
DAISY (Digital Accessible Information SYstem) is a technical standard for digital audiobooks, periodicals and computerized text.
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Durante degli Alighieri, commonly known as Dante Alighieri or simply Dante (c. 1265 – 1321), was a major Italian poet of the Late Middle Ages.
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Dictionary of National Biography
The Dictionary of National Biography (DNB) is a standard work of reference on notable figures from British history, published from 1885.
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Dietrich Bonhoeffer (4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church.
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Doggerel is poetry that is irregular in rhythm and in rhyme, often deliberately for burlesque or comic effect.
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Dorothy Day (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) was an American journalist, social activist, and Catholic convert.
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E. M. Forster
Edward Morgan Forster (1 January 18797 June 1970) was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist.
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E. R. Dodds
Eric Robertson Dodds (26 July 1893 – 8 April 1979) was an Irish classical scholar.
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Early music generally comprises Medieval music (500–1400) and Renaissance music (1400–1600), but can also include Baroque music (1600–1760).
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East Village, Manhattan
East Village is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
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An eclogue is a poem in a classical style on a pastoral subject.
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Edmund Wilson (May 8, 1895 – June 12, 1972) was an American writer and critic who explored Freudian and Marxist themes.
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Edward Mendelson (born 1946) is a professor of English and Comparative Literature and the Lionel Trilling Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University.
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Elegy for Young Lovers
Elegy for Young Lovers (in German) is an opera in three acts by Hans Werner Henze to an English libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman.
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Elizabeth Mayer (1884–1970) was a German-born American translator and editor, closely associated with W. H. Auden, Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, and other writers and musicians.
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The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.
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Enfant terrible ("unruly child") is a French expression, traditionally referring to a child who is terrifyingly candid by saying embarrassing things to parents or others.
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Episcopal Church (United States)
The Episcopal Church is the United States-based member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
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Epistle to a Godson
Epistle to a Godson and other poems is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1972.
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Erika Julia Hedwig Mann (November 9, 1905 – August 27, 1969) was a German actress and writer.
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Euripides (Εὐριπίδης) was a tragedian of classical Athens.
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Existentialism is a tradition of philosophical inquiry associated mainly with certain 19th and 20th-century European philosophers who, despite profound doctrinal differences,Oxford Companion to Philosophy, ed.
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F. R. Leavis
Frank Raymond "F.
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Faber and Faber
Faber and Faber Limited, often abbreviated to Faber, is an independent publishing house in the United Kingdom.
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (FSG) is an American book publishing company, founded in 1946 by Roger W. Straus, Jr. and John C. Farrar.
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The Feltrinelli Prize (from the Italian "Premio Feltrinelli", also known as "International Feltrinelli Prize" or "Antonio Feltrinelli Prize") is an award for achievement in the arts, music, literature, history, philosophy, medicine, and physical and mathematical sciences.
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For the Time Being
"For the Time Being: A Christmas Oratorio", is a long poem by W. H. Auden, written 1941-42, and first published in 1944.
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Forewords and Afterwords
Forewords and Afterwords is a prose book by W. H. Auden published in 1973.
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Four Weddings and a Funeral
Four Weddings and a Funeral is a 1994 British romantic comedy film directed by Mike Newell.
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Francis Scarfe (1911–1986) was an English poet, critic and novelist, who became an academic, translator and Director of the British Institute in Paris.
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Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin (20 March 1770 – 7 June 1843) was a German poet and philosopher.
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"Funeral Blues" or "Stop all the clocks" is a poem by W. H. Auden.
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Gale is an educational publishing company based in Farmington Hills, Michigan, in the western suburbs of Detroit.
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Geoffrey Edward Harvey Grigson (2 March 1905 – 25 November 1985) was a British poet, writer, editor, critic, anthologist and naturalist.
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George Augustus Auden
George Augustus Auden (27 August 1872 – 3 May 1957) was an English physician, professor of public health, school medical officer, and writer on archaeological subjects.
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Gilbert and Sullivan
Gilbert and Sullivan refers to the Victorian-era theatrical partnership of the dramatist W. S. Gilbert (1836–1911) and the composer Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900) and to the works they jointly created.
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Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.
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GPO Film Unit
The GPO Film Unit was a subdivision of the UK General Post Office.
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Henry Graham Greene (2 October 1904 – 3 April 1991), better known by his pen name Graham Greene, was an English novelist regarded by many as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.
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Gresham’s School is an independent coeducational boarding school in Holt in Norfolk, England.
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Group Theatre (London)
The Group Theatre (London) was an experimental theatre company founded in 1932 by Rupert Doone and Robert Medley.
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Guggenheim Fellowships are grants that have been awarded annually since 1925 by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to those "who have demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts".
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(plural haiku) is a very short Japan poem with seventeen syllables and three verses.
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Johanna "Hannah" Arendt (14 October 1906 – 4 December 1975) was a German-born American philosopher and political theorist.
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Hans Werner Henze
Hans Werner Henze (1 July 1926 – 27 October 2012) was a German composer.
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Harold Bloom (born July 11, 1930) is an American literary critic and Sterling Professor of Humanities at Yale University.
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Harvard University Press
Harvard University Press (HUP) is a publishing house established on January 13, 1913, as a division of Harvard University, and focused on academic publishing.
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Antoinette Millicent Hedley Anderson (1907–1990) was an English singer and actor.
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Heinemann is a publisher of professional resources and a provider of educational services established in 1978 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, as a U.S. subsidiary of Heinemann UK.
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Helensburgh (lit) is a town within the Helensburgh and Lomond Area of Argyll and Bute Council, Scotland.
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The term "high church" refers to beliefs and practices of ecclesiology, liturgy, and theology, generally with an emphasis on formality and resistance to "modernisation." Although used in connection with various Christian traditions, the term originated in and has been principally associated with the Anglican/Episcopal tradition, where it describes Anglican churches using a number of ritual practices associated in the popular mind with Roman Catholicism.
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Homage to Clio
Homage to Clio is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1960.
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Quintus Horatius Flaccus (December 8, 65 BC – November 27, 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace, was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (also known as Octavian).
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Horae Canonicae is a series of poems by W. H. Auden written between 1949 and 1955.
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Christopher Murray Grieve (11 August 1892 – 9 September 1978), known by his pen name Hugh MacDiarmid, was a Scottish poet, journalist, essayist and political figure.
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Hugh Raymond Wright (born 24 August 1938) is an English schoolmaster and educationalist who was chairman of the Headmasters' Conference for 1995–1996.
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Humphrey William Bouverie Carpenter (29 April 1946 – 4 January 2005) was an English biographer, writer, and radio broadcaster.
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Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.
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Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (ˈiɡərʲ ˈfʲɵdərəvʲɪtɕ strɐˈvʲinskʲɪj; 6 April 1971) was a Russian-born composer, pianist, and conductor.
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In Praise of Limestone
"In Praise of Limestone" is a poem written by W. H. Auden in Italy in May 1948.
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Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea.
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For the South Carolina politician see James Merrill (politician) James Ingram Merrill (March 3, 1926 – February 6, 1995) was an American poet.
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James Stern (26 December 1904 – 22 November 1993) was an Anglo-Irish writer of short stories and non-fiction.
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John Lawrence Ashbery (July 28, 1927 – September 3, 2017) was an American poet.
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Sir John Betjeman (28 August 190619 May 1984) was an English poet, writer, and broadcaster who described himself in Who's Who as a "poet and hack".
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John Bicknell Auden
John Bicknell Auden (14 December 1903 – 21 January 1991) was an English geologist and explorer, older brother of the poet W. H. Auden, who worked for many years in India with the Geological Survey of India and later with the Food and Agriculture Organization.
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John Fuller (poet)
John Fuller FRSL (born 1 January 1937) is an English poet and author, and Fellow Emeritus at Magdalen College, Oxford.
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John Grierson CBE (26 April 1898 – 19 February 1972) was a pioneering Scottish documentary maker, often considered the father of British and Canadian documentary film.
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Professor John Haffenden FBA FRSL (born 19 August 1945) is Emeritus Professor of English Literature at the University of Sheffield.
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John Sparrow (academic)
John Hanbury Angus Sparrow (13 November 1906 – 24 January 1992) was an English academic, barrister, book-collector, and Warden of All Souls College, Oxford from 1952 to 1977.
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Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky (Ио́сиф Алекса́ндрович Бро́дский; 24 May 1940 – 28 January 1996) was a Russian and American poet and essayist.
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Joseph Warren Beach
Joseph Warren Beach (January 14, 1880 – August 13, 1957) was an American poet, novelist, critic, educator and literary scholar.
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Journey to a War
Journey to a War is a travel book in prose and verse by W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, published in 1939.
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Katherine Bucknell (born 1957 in Saigon) is an American scholar and novelist who resides in England.
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Kirchstetten is a town in district of Sankt Pölten-Land in the Austrian state of Lower Austria.
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Letters from Iceland
Letters from Iceland is a travel book in prose and verse by W. H. Auden and Louis MacNeice, published in 1937.
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A limerick is a form of verse, often humorous and sometimes obscene, in five-line, predominantly anapestic meter with a strict rhyme scheme of AABBA, in which the first, second and fifth line rhyme, while the third and fourth lines are shorter and share a different rhyme.
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Lincoln Edward Kirstein (May 4, 1907 – January 5, 1996) was an American writer, impresario, art connoisseur, philanthropist, and cultural figure in New York City, noted especially as co-founder of the New York City Ballet.
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The literary estate of a deceased author consists mainly of the copyright and other intellectual property rights of published works, including film, translation rights, original manuscripts of published work, unpublished or partially completed work, and papers of intrinsic literary interest such as correspondence or personal diaries and records.
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Lomond School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school in Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.
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Frederick Louis MacNeice CBE (12 September 1907 – 3 September 1963) was an Irish poet and playwright.
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Love's Labour's Lost
Love's Labour's Lost is one of William Shakespeare's early comedies, believed to have been written in the mid-1590s for a performance at the Inns of Court before Queen Elizabeth I. It follows the King of Navarre and his three companions as they attempt to swear off the company of women for three years of study and fasting.
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Love's Labour's Lost (opera)
Love's Labour's Lost is an opera by Nicolas Nabokov, written by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, based on Shakespeare's play of the same name.
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The Malvern Hills are a range of hills in the English counties of Worcestershire, Herefordshire and a small area of northern Gloucestershire, dominating the surrounding countryside and the towns and villages of the district of Malvern.
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Man of La Mancha
Man of La Mancha is a 1965 musical with a book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, and music by Mitch Leigh.
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Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
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Marianne Craig Moore (November 15, 1887 – February 5, 1972) was an American Modernist poet, critic, translator, and editor.
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Maxine Kumin (June 6, 1925 – February 6, 2014) was an American poet and author.
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Methuen Publishing Ltd is an English publishing house.
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Michael Yates (television designer)
Michael Yates (20 July 1919 – 28 November 2001) was a British theatre, opera, and television designer.
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Musée des Beaux Arts (poem)
"Musée des Beaux Arts" (French for "Museum of Fine Arts") is a poem written by W. H. Auden in December 1938 while he was staying in Brussels, Belgium with Christopher Isherwood.
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Naomi Mary Margaret Mitchison, Baroness Mitchison, CBE (née Haldane; 1 November 1897 – 11 January 1999) was a Scottish novelist and poet.
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National Book Award for Poetry
The National Book Award for Poetry is one of four annual National Book Awards, which are given by the National Book Foundation to recognize outstanding literary work by US citizens.
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National Film Board of Canada
The National Film Board of Canada (or simply National Film Board or NFB) (French: Office national du film du Canada, or ONF) is Canada's public film and digital media producer and distributor.
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Naturalization (or naturalisation) is the legal act or process by which a non-citizen in a country may acquire citizenship or nationality of that country.
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Nevill Henry Kendal Aylmer Coghill (19 April 1899 – 6 November 1980) was an English literary scholar, known especially for his modern English version of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
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New York Pro Musica
New York Pro Musica was a vocal and instrumental ensemble that specialized in medieval and Renaissance music.
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Nicolas Nabokov (Николай Дмитриевич Набоков; – 6 April 1978) was a Russian-born composer, writer, and cultural figure.
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Night Mail is a 1936 English documentary film directed and produced by Harry Watt and Basil Wright, and produced by the General Post Office (GPO) film unit.
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Noah Greenberg (April 9, 1919, Bronx – January 9, 1966, New York City) was an American choral conductor.
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Nobel Prize in Literature
The Nobel Prize in Literature (Nobelpriset i litteratur) is a Swedish literature prize that has been awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction" (original Swedish: "den som inom litteraturen har producerat det mest framstående verket i en idealisk riktning").
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Nones is a book of poems by W. H. Auden published in 1951 by Faber & Faber.
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The Odes (Carmina) are a collection in four books of Latin lyric poems by Horace.
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Old Norse was a North Germanic language that was spoken by inhabitants of Scandinavia and inhabitants of their overseas settlements from about the 9th to the 13th century.
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On the Frontier
On the Frontier: A Melodrama in Two Acts, by W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, was the third and last play in the Auden-Isherwood collaboration, first published in 1938.
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On This Island
On This Island is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, first published under the title Look, Stranger! in the UK in 1936, then published under Auden's preferred title, On this Island, in the US in 1937.
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Our Hunting Fathers
Our Hunting Fathers, Op.
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Oxford Professor of Poetry
The Professor of Poetry is an academic appointment at the University of Oxford.
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Oxford University Press
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
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Pau Casals i Defilló (Catalan:; 29 December 187622 October 1973), usually known in English as Pablo Casals,, The New York Times, 1911-04-09, retrieved 2009-08-01 was a cellist, composer, and conductor from Catalonia, Spain.
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Paid on Both Sides
Paid on Both Sides: A Charade was the first dramatic work written by W. H. Auden.
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Palgrave Macmillan is an international academic and trade publishing company.
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Paul Bunyan (operetta)
Paul Bunyan, Op 17, is an operetta in two acts and a prologue composed by Benjamin Britten to a libretto by W. H. Auden, designed for performance by semi-professional groups.
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The Pennines, also known as the Pennine Chain or Pennine Hills, are a range of mountains and hills in England separating North West England from Yorkshire and North East England.
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Peter Lawrence Frederick Heyworth (21 June 1921 - 2 October 1991) was an American-born English music critic and biographer.
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Philip Arthur Larkin (9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985) was an English poet, novelist and librarian.
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Play of Daniel
The Play of Daniel, or Ludus Danielis, is either of two medieval Latin liturgical dramas based on the biblical Book of Daniel, one of which is accompanied by monophonic music.
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Poems is the title of three separate collections of the early poetry of W. H. Auden.
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Poetic Edda is the modern attribution for an unnamed collection of Old Norse anonymous poems, which is different from the Edda written by Snorri Sturluson.
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Poets' Corner is the name traditionally given to a section of the South Transept of Westminster Abbey because of the high number of poets, playwrights, and writers buried and commemorated there.
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Princeton University Press
Princeton University Press is an independent publisher with close connections to Princeton University.
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Psychoanalysis is a set of theories and therapeutic techniques related to the study of the unconscious mind, which together form a method of treatment for mental-health disorders.
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Public school (United Kingdom)
A public school in England and Wales is a long-established, student-selective, fee-charging independent secondary school that caters primarily for children aged between 11 or 13 and 18, and whose head teacher is a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC).
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Pulitzer Prize for Poetry
The Pulitzer Prize for Poetry is one of the seven American Pulitzer Prizes that are annually awarded for Letters, Drama, and Music.
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Randall Jarrell (May 6, 1914 – October 14, 1965) was an American poet, literary critic, children's author, essayist, novelist, and the 11th Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, a position that now bears the title Poet Laureate.
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Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.
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"Refugee Blues" is a poem by W. H. Auden, written in 1939, one of a number of poems Auden wrote in the mid- to late-1930s in blues and other popular metres, for example the meter he used in his love poem "Calypso", written around the same time.
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Karl Paul Reinhold Niebuhr (June 21, 1892June 1, 1971) was an American theologian, ethicist, commentator on politics and public affairs, and professor at Union Theological Seminary for more than 30 years.
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Repton is a village and civil parish in the South Derbyshire district of Derbyshire, England, located on the edge of the River Trent floodplain, about north of Swadlincote.
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Repton School is a co-educational independent school for boarding and day students in Repton, Derbyshire, England.
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Republic of China (1912–1949)
The Republic of China was a sovereign state in East Asia, that occupied the territories of modern China, and for part of its history Mongolia and Taiwan.
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Richard Davenport-Hines (born 21 June 1953 in London) is a noted British historian and literary biographer, best known for his biography of the poet W. H. Auden.
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Herbert Richard Hoggart FRSL (24 September 1918 – 10 April 2014) was a British academic whose career covered the fields of sociology, English literature and cultural studies, with emphasis on British popular culture.
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Robert Burns (25 January 175921 July 1796), also known as Rabbie Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire, Ploughman Poet and various other names and epithets, was a Scottish poet and lyricist.
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Charles Robert Owen Medley CBE, RA, (19 December 1905 – 20 October 1994), also known as Robert Medley, was an English artist who painted in both abstract and figurative styles, and who also worked as theatre designer.
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Rookhope is a village in County Durham, in England.
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Roy Campbell (poet)
Ignatius Royston Dunnachie Campbell, better known as Roy Campbell, (2 October 1901 – 23 April 1957) was a South African poet and satirist.
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Rupert Doone (born Ernest Reginald Wollfield 14 August 1903 – 4 March 1966) was a British dancer, choreographer, theatre director, and teacher in London.
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Sagas are stories mostly about ancient Nordic and Germanic history, early Viking voyages, the battles that took place during the voyages, and migration to Iceland and of feuds between Icelandic families.
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Samuel Lynn Hynes (born August 29, 1924) is an author.
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Søren Aabye Kierkegaard (5 May 1813 – 11 November 1855) was a Danish philosopher, theologian, poet, social critic and religious author who is widely considered to be the first existentialist philosopher.
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Second Sino-Japanese War
The Second Sino-Japanese War was a military conflict fought primarily between the Republic of China and the Empire of Japan from July 7, 1937, to September 2, 1945.
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Secondary Worlds is a book of four essays by W. H. Auden, first published in 1968.
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September 1, 1939
"September 1, 1939" is a poem by W. H. Auden written on the occasion of the outbreak of World War II.
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Smith College is a private, independent women's liberal arts college with coed graduate and certificate programs in Northampton, Massachusetts.
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Solihull is a large town in the West Midlands of England with a population of 206,700 in the 2011 Census.
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Spain is a poem by W. H. Auden written after his visit to the Spanish Civil War.
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Spanish Civil War
The Spanish Civil War (Guerra Civil Española),Also known as The Crusade (La Cruzada) among Nationalists, the Fourth Carlist War (Cuarta Guerra Carlista) among Carlists, and The Rebellion (La Rebelión) or Uprising (Sublevación) among Republicans.
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St Edmund's School, Hindhead
St Edmund's School is a coeducational nursery, pre-prep, preparatory and Senior school located in the village of Hindhead, around 10.5 miles south-west from the town of Guildford, in Surrey.
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St Wystan's Church, Repton
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Sir Stephen Harold Spender CBE (28 February 1909 – 16 July 1995) was an English poet, novelist, and essayist who concentrated on themes of social injustice and the class struggle in his work.
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Swarthmore College is a private liberal arts college located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, southwest of Philadelphia.
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Syllabic verse is a poetic form having a fixed or constrained number of syllables per line, while stress, quantity, or tone play a distinctly secondary role — or no role at all — in the verse structure.
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T. S. Eliot
Thomas Stearns Eliot, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets".
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is a genre of classical Japanese poetry and one of the major genres of Japanese literature.
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Thank You, Fog
Thank You, Fog: last poems by W. H. Auden is a posthumous book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1974.
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The Age of Anxiety
The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue (1947; first UK edition, 1948) is a long poem in six parts by W. H. Auden, written mostly in a modern version of Anglo-Saxon alliterative verse.
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The Ascent of F6
The Ascent of F6: A Tragedy in Two Acts, by W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, was the second and most successful play in the Auden-Isherwood collaboration, first published in 1936.
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The Bacchae (Βάκχαι, Bakchai; also known as The Bacchantes) is an ancient Greek tragedy, written by the Athenian playwright Euripides during his final years in Macedonia, at the court of Archelaus I of Macedon.
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The Bassarids (in German) is an opera in one act and an intermezzo, with music by Hans Werner Henze to an English libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, after Euripides's The Bacchae.
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The Dance of Death (Auden play)
The Dance of Death is a one-act play in verse and prose by W. H. Auden, published in 1933.
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The Dog Beneath the Skin
The Dog Beneath the Skin, or Where is Francis? A Play in Three Acts, by W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, was the first Auden-Isherwood collaboration and an important contribution to English poetic drama in the 1930s.
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The Double Man (book)
The Double Man is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1941.
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The Downs Malvern
The Downs Malvern is an independent prep school in the United Kingdom, founded in 1900.
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The Dyer's Hand
The Dyer's Hand and other essays is a prose book by W. H. Auden, published in 1962 in the US by Random House and in the UK the following year by Faber & Faber The book contains a selection of essays, reviews, and collections of aphorisms and notes written by Auden from the early 1950s to 1962.
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The Enchafèd Flood
The Enchafèd Flood: or, The Romantic Iconography of the Sea is a book of three lectures by W. H. Auden, first published in 1950.
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The New School
The New School is a private non-profit research university centered in Manhattan, New York City, USA, located mostly in Greenwich Village.
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The New York Review of Books
The New York Review of Books (or NYREV or NYRB) is a semi-monthly magazine with articles on literature, culture, economics, science and current affairs.
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The New York Times
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
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The New Yorker
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
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The Orators: An English Study is a long poem in prose and verse written by W. H. Auden, first published in 1932.
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The Paris Review
The Paris Review is a quarterly English language literary magazine established in Paris in 1953 by Harold L. Humes, Peter Matthiessen, and George Plimpton.
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The Rake's Progress
The Rake's Progress is an English-language opera in three acts and an epilogue by Igor Stravinsky.
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The Sea and the Mirror
"The Sea and the Mirror: A Commentary on Shakespeare's The Tempest" is a long poem by W.H. Auden, written 1942–44, and first published in 1944.
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The Shield of Achilles
The Shield of Achilles is a poem by W. H. Auden first published in 1952, and the title work of a collection of poems by Auden, published in 1955.
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The Taming of the Shrew
The Taming of the Shrew is a comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1592.
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The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
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The Unknown Citizen
"The Unknown Citizen" is a poem written by W. H. Auden in 1939, shortly after he moved from England to the United States.
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Thomas Hardy (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet.
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Thant (22 January 1909 – 25 November 1974), known honorifically as U Thant, was a Burmese diplomat and the third Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1961 to 1971, the first non-European to hold the position.
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United States Strategic Bombing Survey
The United States Strategic Bombing Survey was a written report created by a board of experts assembled to produce an impartial assessment of the effects of Anglo-American strategic bombing of Nazi Germany during the European theatre of World War II.
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University of Michigan
The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, U of M, or UMich), often simply referred to as Michigan, is a public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
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University of Oxford
The University of Oxford (formally The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.
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Ursula Mary Niebuhr (August 3, 1907 – January 10, 1997) was an English American academic and theologian.
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Esme Valerie Eliot (née Fletcher; 17 August 19269 November 2012) was the second wife and later widow of the Nobel prize-winning poet, T. S. Eliot.
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Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
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Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.
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A villanelle (also known as villanesque)Kastner 1903 p. 279 is a nineteen-line poetic form consisting of five tercets followed by a quatrain.
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Vintage Books is a publishing imprint established in 1954 by Alfred A. Knopf.
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W. B. Yeats
William Butler Yeats (13 June 186528 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature.
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W. H. Auden bibliography
This is a bibliography of books, plays, films, and libretti written, edited, or translated by the Anglo-American poet W. H. Auden (1907–1973).
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Wallace Stevens (October 2, 1879 – August 2, 1955) was an American Modernist poet.
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Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd (established 1948), often shortened to W&N or Weidenfeld, is a British publisher of fiction and reference books.
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Westminster Abbey, formally titled the Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster, is a large, mainly Gothic abbey church in the City of Westminster, London, England, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster.
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Wigstan (died c.840 AD), also known as Saint Wystan, was the son of Wigmund of Mercia and Ælfflæd, daughter of King Ceolwulf I of Mercia.
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William Carlos Williams
William Carlos Williams (September 17, 1883 – March 4, 1963) was an American poet and physician closely associated with modernism and imagism.
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William Langland (Willielmus de Langland; 1332 – c. 1386) is the presumed author of a work of Middle English alliterative verse generally known as Piers Plowman, an allegory with a complex variety of religious themes.
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William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).
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World War II
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
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Yale University Press
Yale University Press is a university press associated with Yale University.
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York is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England.
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8th Street / St. Mark's Place (Manhattan)
8th Street is a street in the New York City borough of Manhattan that runs from Sixth Avenue to Third Avenue, and also from Avenue B to Avenue D; its addresses switch from West to East as it crosses Fifth Avenue.
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