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Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden

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Comprehensive information about Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. Wystan Hugh Auden, known more commonly as W. H. Auden was an English poet, often considered one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. He was one of the greatest Anglo American poets. Born in England, he later obtained an American citizenship. This educational Wystan Hugh (W H) Auden resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left Literary confessors are contemptible, like beggars who exhibit their sores for money, but not so contemptible as the public that buys their books. Quote Right
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Quote Left the expensive delicate ship that must have seen Something amazing, a boy falling out of the sky,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Like everything which is not the involuntary result of fleeting emotion but the creation of time and will, any marriage, happy or unhappy, is infinitely more interesting than any romance, however passionate. Quote Right
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Quote Left each in the cell of himself is almost convinced of his freedom, Quote Right
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Quote Left Narcissus does not fall in love with his reflection because it is beautiful, but because it is his. If it were his beauty that enthralled him, he would be set free in a few years by its fading. Quote Right
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