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Photo from 1945 (Poetry since 1939, British Council)

W. H. Auden (1907–1973)

Author of Selected Poems

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12,385 (39,712)4841,427 (3.96)890
Selected Poems 1,480 copies, 8 reviews
Collected Poems 1,363 copies, 11 reviews
Tell Me the Truth About Love 516 copies, 9 reviews
The Dyer's Hand and Other Essays 444 copies, 9 reviews
Viking Book of Aphorisms: A Personal Selection (Editor) 336 copies, 5 reviews
The Portable Greek Reader (Editor) 324 copies, 1 review
Auden: Poems 291 copies, 1 review
Selected poetry of W. H. Auden 269 copies, 1 review
Letters from Iceland 210 copies, 5 reviews
Forewords and Afterwords 191 copies, 1 review
As I Walked Out One Evening 168 copies, 2 reviews
The Oxford Book of Light Verse (Editor) 167 copies, 2 reviews
An Elizabethan song book (Editor) 131 copies, 3 reviews
Journey to a War (Author) 95 copies, 1 review
Another Time 95 copies, 1 review
The Elder Edda: A Selection (Translator) 86 copies
The Seven Deadly Sins 77 copies, 1 review
Thank You, Fog 59 copies
The Faber Book of Aphorisms (Editor) 56 copies
Homage to Clio 42 copies, 1 review
Nones 41 copies, 1 review
Poems 40 copies
The Rake's Progress {score} 40 copies, 17 reviews
About the house 39 copies, 2 reviews
Look, Stranger! 35 copies
Norse Poems 33 copies, 1 review
The Selected Writings of Sydney Smith (Editor; Introduction; Introduction) 31 copies
Academic Graffiti 30 copies, 2 reviews
The Shield of Achilles 29 copies, 2 reviews
19th century British minor poets (Editor) 21 copies, 2 reviews
Some Poems 16 copies
Selected Essays 15 copies
New year letter 14 copies
The Intent of The Critic (Contributor; Contributor) 13 copies
Shorts 12 copies
Night Mail [1936 film] (Screenwriter) 8 copies, 1 review
I Believe 8 copies
Spain 5 copies, 1 review
Musee des Beaux Arts {poem} 4 copies, 1 review
The Bassarids {vocal score} (Librettist) 4 copies
Poezje 4 copies
The Bassarids {libretto} (Librettist) 4 copies
Mountains 4 copies
Poesie 3 copies
The Bassarids {unspecified} (Librettist) 2 copies
Early Auden 2 copies
Saggi 2 copies
The Griffin 2 copies, 1 review
In Memory of W. B. Yeats 2 copies, 1 review
The Bassarids {full score} (Librettist) 1 copy
Night Mail 1 copy
Poetry 1 copy
Postscript 1 copy
Two songs 1 copy
Sonnet 1 copy
Poems 1 copy
Ballad {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
Poems 1 copy
The Sonnets (Introduction, some editions) 6,980 copies, 55 reviews
The Sorrows of Young Werther (Translator, some editions) 6,655 copies, 100 reviews
The Art of Eating (Introduction) 1,623 copies, 18 reviews
Complete Poems (Introduction, some editions; Narrator, some editions) 1,570 copies, 24 reviews
Markings (Introduction, Translator, some editions) 1,471 copies, 8 reviews
Italian Journey: 1786-1788 (Translator, some editions) 906 copies, 12 reviews
The Golden Key (Afterword, some editions) 598 copies, 20 reviews
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 394 copies
The Star Thrower (Introduction, some editions) 387 copies, 4 reviews
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 332 copies, 3 reviews
The Spy's Bedside Book (Contributor) 303 copies, 1 review
Brand (Introduction, some editions) 297 copies, 3 reviews
Don Giovanni [libretto] (Translator, some editions) 250 copies, 4 reviews
The Lure of the Limerick (Contributor) 240 copies, 6 reviews
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Contributor, some editions) 218 copies, 3 reviews
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (Contributor) 203 copies, 2 reviews
The Sorrows of Young Werther / Novella (Translator, some editions) 202 copies, 4 reviews
Intimate Journals (Introduction, some editions) 196 copies, 1 review
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (Contributor) 187 copies, 4 reviews
The Living Thoughts of Kierkegaard (Editor) 180 copies, 2 reviews
The Desire & Pursuit of the Whole (Foreword, some editions) 161 copies, 1 review
The Art of Losing (Contributor) 159 copies, 19 reviews
The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Translator, some editions) 155 copies, 1 review
Selected Works (Everyman's Library) (Translator) 151 copies, 1 review
Don Giovanni [catch-all] (Translator, some editions) 137 copies, 4 reviews
The American Scene (Introduction, some editions) 131 copies, 2 reviews
Poets of World War II (Contributor) 120 copies, 2 reviews
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse (Contributor) 117 copies, 3 reviews
Adrienne Rich's Poetry [Norton Critical Edition] (Contributor) 111 copies, 1 review
Selected Poems (Editor) 101 copies
Letters from Italy (Translator) 82 copies, 2 reviews
Norton Book of Friendship (Contributor) 82 copies
Religious Drama 1 (Contributor) 67 copies
Don Giovanni [vocal score] (Translator, some editions) 66 copies
The Protestant Mystics (Introduction, some editions) 65 copies
Best SF: 1973 (Contributor) 65 copies, 2 reviews
Evening Land (Translator, some editions) 51 copies, 3 reviews
Times Three (Foreword) 51 copies, 1 review
Lament for the Makers: A Memorial Anthology (Contributor) 40 copies, 1 review
Antiworlds, and the fifth ace; poetry (Foreword, some editions) 32 copies
Antiworlds (Translator) 31 copies
Tales of Grimm and Andersen (Introduction) 29 copies
The Book Lovers (Contributor) 24 copies
The Magic Circle: Stories and People in Poetry (Contributor) 23 copies, 1 review
A. E. Housman: A Collection of Critical Essays (Contributor) 19 copies, 1 review
A Change of World: Poems (Introduction, some editions) 18 copies
The Great Operas of Mozart (Translator) 16 copies
A Choice of de la Mare's Verse (Introduction; Editor) 16 copies
Collected Poems (Translator) 15 copies
Choice of Verse (Editor) 14 copies
On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics (Contributor, some editions) 13 copies, 1 review
Poetry in Crystal (Contributor) 12 copies
Two Addresses (Translator) 10 copies
Oxford and Oxfordshire in Verse (Contributor) 10 copies
Alfabet op de rug gezien (Contributor) 8 copies
Selection from His Non-fictional Prose (Editor) 8 copies, 1 review
Perspectives on poetry (Contributor) 5 copies
Selected Ballads (Author) 5 copies
A Crackling of Thorns. Foreword By W.H. Auden (Foreword, some editions) 3 copies
Voor Mevr. en Mr. Naaktgeboren (Contributor) 2 copies

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