Modern-ish Poets: W.H. Auden

Seamus Perry and Mark Ford

Mark and Seamus discuss life and work of W.H. Auden, from the influence of his parents and his political development, to how his poetry emerged from a meeting of English tradition with high modernism, and its formal response to the fractured nature of his times.

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Seamus Perry is Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford and Mark Ford is Professor of English Literature at University College London.

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