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Author Steedman, Carolyn, author

Title Poetry for historians : or, W.H. Auden and history / Carolyn Steedman
Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018
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Contents Front matter; Contents; Introduction; Part I: History; Servant poets: An Ode on a Dishclout; W.H. Auden and the servants; The uses of Clio; An education; W.H. Auden and me; Caesura: a worker reads history and ahistorian writes poetry; Part II: Historiography; Makers of History; Homage to Clio; The Ridiculous Historian's Hopes; Conclusion; Permissions; Bibliography; Index
Summary This new 'history of history' uses the work of W.H. Auden to investigate the relationship between history and poetry
Subject Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973.
Poetry -- History and criticism
HISTORY / Historiography
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1526125226 (electronic bk.)
1526125242 (electronic bk.)
9781526125224 (electronic bk.)
9781526125248 (electronic bk.)