W.H. Auden

Herausgeber: Palgrave Macmillan UK Veröffentlichungsdatum: 1999-10-28

Beschreibung

This study reads Auden's poetry and plays through the shifts from modernism to postmodernism. It analyses the experiments in Auden's writings for their engagement with crucial contemporary problems: that of the individual in relation to others, loved ones, community, society, but also transcendental truths. It shows that rather than providing firm answers, Auden's poetry emphasises the absence of certainties. Yet far from becoming nihilistic, it generates hope, affection, and most importantly an ethical challenge of responsibility out of its discoveries.

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Genre: English

Angebot: Palgrave Macmillan

Typ: Adobe PDF

ISBN: 9780230286979

Zusätzliche Informationen

Genre: English

Angebot: Palgrave Macmillan

Typ: Adobe PDF

ISBN: 9780230286979

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