(EPUB) [September 1 1939]


  • Hardcover
  • 320
  • September 1 1939
  • Ian Sansom
  • English
  • 01 October 2019
  • 9780007557219

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September 1 1939 Characters Í 107 A point of change More than a work of literary criticism or literary bio. Brilliant book Reconnected me with Auden This is than a book about a poem It s a book about writers and writing and a passion for literature

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September 1 1939 Characters Í 107 Graphy it is a record of why and how we create and respond to great poet. Sometimes we dive so deep into the Unexpected Memoir hot springs that we end up in some flowing postmodern magma beneath Today is such a day This book professes to be a close read of a poem that W H Auden deemed his own worst and it is true that each chapter here launches from a different stanza of the poem doing a close read of various associations the words and images trigger But mostly it is bemoaning how Sansom spent a uarter century working on this book seemingly vibrating with self deprecation all the while There s as much here about Sansom s life teaching modern literature in Northern Ireland as there is about the poem itself perhaps because Sansom doesn t seem to like the poem very much either though whether he did before getting sucked into this project is somewhat unclear I hadn t previously read the poem this is a biography of of course And I knew nothing about Sansom apparently he mostly writes mysteries so this much about his psyche is also decontextualized except for what he included in this book I guess I do know about Auden having read it but the book is much its own genial ride than the title or summary might lead you to believe

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September 1 1939 Characters Í 107 This a book about a poet about a poem about a city and about a world at. Ian Sansom tells us it took him 25 years to write this longer than he s been married It s certainly a labour of love the bibliography reflecting the huge amount of reading and research There s no pretentiousness in his approach to Auden and his poetry it s straightforward easy to understand which is than can be said of the poem itself I loved it and was enlightened by it


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  1. says: Ian Sansom Ø 7 Characters (EPUB) [September 1 1939]

    (EPUB) [September 1 1939] Ian Sansom tells us it took him 25 years to write this longer than he’s been married It’s certainly a labour of love the bibliography reflecting the huge amount of reading and research There’s no pretentiousness in his approach to Auden and his poetry it’s straightforward easy to understand which is than can be said of the poem itself I loved it and was enlightened by it

  2. says: (EPUB) [September 1 1939]

    Ian Sansom Ø 7 Characters (EPUB) [September 1 1939] Brilliant book Reconnected me with Auden This is than a book about a poem It’s a book about writers and writing

  3. says: (EPUB) [September 1 1939]

    (EPUB) [September 1 1939] Sometimes we dive so deep into the Unexpected Memoir hot springs that we end up in some flowing postmodern magma beneath To

  4. says: (EPUB) [September 1 1939] Read & download September 1 1939

    (EPUB) [September 1 1939] A very unusual book about the most famous poem by WH Auden; a poem the poet seems to have disdained by an author who is perhaps best described as eccentricThere is a class of well educated British men who while making utterly self effacing statements manage to demonstrate a wide an deep familiarity with literat

  5. says: Read & download September 1 1939 (EPUB) [September 1 1939]

    Review µ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø Ian Sansom Ian Sansom Ø 7 Characters (EPUB) [September 1 1939] I suppose this is no less useful as a work of literary criticism than most and the author is certainly amiable company but the degree to which

  6. says: Ian Sansom Ø 7 Characters Review µ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø Ian Sansom (EPUB) [September 1 1939]

    Review µ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ø Ian Sansom (EPUB) [September 1 1939] We must love one another or die Ian Sansom's analysi of W H Auden's poem demonstrates Auden's significance for our own time

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