W.H. Auden’s Forewords And Afterwords

Of all writers, poets have the poorest prospect of earning a living by their work alone. The market for verse is very small, and shrinking, and the patrons of yesteryear – the Roman general, the medieval monarch, the Church – […]

W.H. Auden’s Selected Poems

Born in the first decade of the 20th century, Wystan Hugh Auden is undoubtedly one of his generation’s greatest poets. More than that, he is very easy to love. Unlike Pound and Eliot, Stevens and Crane, Auden’s verse is approachable. […]