Poetry List of Poems by W. H. Auden

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List of popular poetry by W. H. Auden, listed alphabetically. W. H. Auden is one of the most famous poets of all time, having written hundreds of poems that have been enjoyed by people all over the world. W. H. Auden is known for various types of poetry, such as prose, limerick, haiku and various other types. If you're an aspiring poet or just a poetry lover than use this list of popular W. H. Auden poems to find a few that you've never read before.

This list answers the question, "What are W. H. Auden's most famous poems?"

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About the House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
About the House W. H. Auden - About the House is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1965 by Random House. The book is in two unnumbered parts, "Thanksgiving for a Habitat", a sequence of poems about ...more

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Academic Graffiti is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Academic Graffiti W. H. Auden - Academic Graffiti is a book of clerihews by W. H. Auden and illustrations by Filippo Sanjust. It was published in 1971. Auden began writing in 1950 the short comic poems on literary and ...more

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Another Time is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Another Time W. H. Auden - Another Time is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1940. This book contains Auden's shorter poems written between 1936 and 1939, except for those already published in Letters from ...more

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City Without Walls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
City Without Walls W. H. Auden - City Without Walls and other poems is a book by W. H. Auden, published in 1969. The book contains Auden's shorter poems written from 1965 through 1968, together with his translations of the ...more

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Epistle to a Godson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Epistle to a Godson W. H. Auden - Epistle to a Godson and other poems is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1972. This book was the last book of poems that Auden completed in his lifetime; its successor, Thank You, Fog ...more

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For the Time Being is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
For the Time Being W. H. Auden - For the Time Being: A Christmas Oratorio, is a long poem by W. H. Auden, written 1941-42, and first published in 1944. It was one of two long poems included in Auden's book also titled For the ...more

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Homage to Clio is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Homage to Clio W. H. Auden - Homage to Clio is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1960. The book contains Auden's shorter poems written between 1955 and 1959, including a group of poems on historical themes first ...more

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Journey to a War is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
W. H. Auden - Journey to a War is a travel book in prose and verse by W. H. Auden and Christopher Isherwood, published in 1939. The book is in three parts: a series of poems by Auden describing his and ...more

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Letters from Iceland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Letters from Iceland W. H. Auden - Letters from Iceland is a travel book in prose and verse by W. H. Auden and Louis MacNeice, published in 1937. The book is made up of a series of letters and travel notes by Auden and MacNeice ...more

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Nones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Nones W. H. Auden - Nones is a book of poems by W. H. Auden published in 1951 by Faber & Faber. The book contains Auden's shorter poems written between 1946 and 1950, including "In Praise of ...more

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Look, Stranger! is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Look, Stranger! W. H. Auden - Look, Stranger! is a book by W. H. Auden.

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Poems is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Poems W. H. Auden - Poems is the title of three separate collections of the early poetry of W. H. Auden. Auden refused to title his early work because he wanted the reader to confront the poetry itself. ...more

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Spain W. H. Auden - Spain is a poem by W. H. Auden written after his visit to the Spanish Civil War and regarded by some as one of the most important literary works in English to emerge from that war. It was ...more

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Thank You, Fog is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
Thank You, Fog W. H. Auden - Thank You, Fog: last poems by W. H. Auden is a posthumous book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1974. The book contains poems written mostly in 1972 and 1973; after Auden's death in ...more

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The Age of Anxiety is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
The Age of Anxiety W. H. Auden - The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue is a long poem in six parts by W. H. Auden, written mostly in a modern version of Anglo-Saxon alliterative verse. The poem deals, in eclogue form, with ...more

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The Double Man is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
The Double Man W. H. Auden - The Double Man is a book of poems by W. H. Auden, published in 1941. The title of the UK edition, published later the same year was New Year Letter. The Double Man begins with a verse ...more

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The orators is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
The orators W. H. Auden - The Orators: An English Study is a long poem in prose and verse written by W. H. Auden, first published in 1932. It is regarded as a major contribution to modernist poetry in English. The ...more

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The Sea and the Mirror is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
W. H. Auden - The Sea and the Mirror: A Commentary on Shakespeare's The Tempest, is a long poem by W. H. Auden, written 1942–44, and first published in 1944. The poem is a series of dramatic monologues spoken ...more

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The Shield of Achilles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Poems by W. H. Auden
The Shield of Achilles W. H. Auden - "The Shield of Achilles" is a poem by W. H. Auden first published in 1952. The Shield of Achilles is also the title poem of a collection of poems by Auden, published in 1955.