In Solitude, for Company: W.H. Auden after 1940, Unpublished Prose and Recent Criticism


The third volume of Auden Studies focuses on the later career of this major poet and intellectual, and includes a great deal of previously unpublished prose by him, as well as a selection from his letters. The writings demonstrate the scope of his intellect, which ranged easily from psychoanalysis to theology, archaeology to politics. Each piece is annotated and introduced by an Auden specialist, several of whom also contribute to a symposium, included here, on Auden's great poem "In Praise of Limestone."

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • W. H. Auden
  • Nicholas Jenkins
  • G. W. Bowersock
  • Katherine Bucknell
  • Stella Musulin
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1995


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