'For any student of Auden's writings or anyone interested in him as a man, this collection will prove essential reading.' Contemporary Review
'… the book should be on the shelves of all libraries collecting in the areas of Anglo-American relations, literature, drama, and 20th century social and political history.' Reference Reviews
This volume brings together specially commissioned essays by leading experts on the life and work of W. H. Auden. It provides scholars, students and general readers with a comprehensive and authoritative account of Auden's life and works in clear and accessible English, and contains a bibliography of writings about Auden.