What W. H. Auden Can Do for You

What W. H. Auden Can Do for You

by Alexander McCall Smith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781400847976
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 09/22/2013
Series: Writers on Writers
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 152
Sales rank: 633,566
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Alexander McCall Smith is the internationally best-selling author of numerous novels, including the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, the Isabel Dalhousie series, the Portuguese Irregular Verbs series, and the 44 Scotland Street series. His books have been translated into forty-six languages. Formerly a professor of medical law, he now devotes himself to writing. He lives in Scotland.


Edinburgh, Scotland

Date of Birth:

August 24, 1948

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Table of Contents

Author's Note vii
1. Love Illuminates Again . . . 1
2. Who Was He? 7
3. A Discovery of Auden 19
4. Choice and Quest 33
5. The Poet as Voyager 39
6. Politics and Sex 45
7. If I Could Tell You I Would Let You Know 55
8. What Freud Meant 65
9. A Vision of Agape 75
10. That We May Have Dreams and Visions 91
11. And Then There Is Nature 99
12. Auden as a Guide to the Living of One's Life 123

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