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Auden

W(ystan) H(ugh). 1907--73, US poet, dramatist, critic, and librettist, born in Britain; noted for his lyric and satirical poems and for plays written in collaboration with Christopher Isherwood
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Compared to Auden, Weil is not nearly as easy to read in exemplary terms.
Mentionable in this context is the romantic drama surrounding the painter Nancy Sharp, an important figure in the London art scene, who was caught in a love triangle with the explorers Auden and Spender.
John Auden, a highly capable pre-plate-tectonics geologist (and older brother of Wystan) another; as was Michael Spender, a long-forgotten photogrammetrist (and older brother of Stephen), together with such mountain-man legends as Eric Shipton, Hugh Ruttledge and Bill Tilman -- the last better known back in England for equally isolated and unobserved sailing expeditions aboard his battered old Bristol Channel pilot cutter, Mischief.
While the "real-life" element of The Habit of Art shows Fitz and his fellow actors tackle the practicalities of rehearsal alongside their stage manager and scriptwriter, Caliban's Day focuses on a fictional meeting between Auden and the composer Benjamin Britten in Oxford in 1973, shortly before the poet's death.
WH Auden was John's brother, while Stephen Spender was the brother of Michael.
Readers of Auden's "Refugee Blues" were likely aware of the origin of the blues in black southern American culture in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century (Ryan 2015).
Among the many virtues of Auden at Work is the way it encourages us to read even Auden's most familiar words in fresh ways, including Madonna's invocation of the power of love over despair.
Leslie Lewis gives an effective performance as Petra Dell, an eccentric physicist who hires Auden to fix her basement; this eventually leads to an odd affair between the two.
Put down that office work--or that crossword puzzle or sudoku--and devote some time to puzzling over Auden's message.
The Auden, comes with a spacious lounge area, also with feature bay window, French doors to the back garden, an en suite to the master bedroom and a separate dressing area.
"Demand for MPLI has dwindled as the healthcare landscape shifts and more healthcare providers move to large medical groups and hospitals rather than small, independent practices," said James Auden, Managing Director, Fitch Ratings.
He was the craggy-faced poet who wrote "Stop all the clocks..." (made famous in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral) and perhaps that's all most people know about WH Auden.