W.H. Auden: A Tribute

New York: Macmillan Publishing, (1975).

Price: $25.00

Hardcover. First American edition. Small quarto. 255pp. About fine in an about near fine dustwrapper with toning, rubbing, and tiny tears on the spine ends. Contributions by Stephen Spender, Hannah Arendt, Christopher Isherwood, Ursula Niebuhr, Louis Kronenberger, Sir John Betjeman, Michael Yates, Anne Fremantle, Cyril Connolly, Golo Mann, Maurice Mandelbaum, James Stern, Lincoln Kirstein, Nicolas Nabokov, Robert Craft, John Hollander, and Chester Kallman.

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W.H. Auden: A Tribute. Stephen SPENDER.

Stephen Spender
birth name: Stephen Spender
born: 2/28/1909
died: 7/16/1995

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English poet and critic, who made his reputation in the 1930s with poems expressing the politically conscience-stricken, leftist "new writing" of that period. He was later known less for his poetry than for his perceptive criticism and for his editorial association with the influential reviews Horizon (1940-41) and Encounter (1953-67). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore