Wystan Auden

Wystan Auden

English poet, playwright, essayist and critic. Classic English-language poetry of the XX century.
Hemingway is terribly limited. His technique is good for short stories, for people who meet once in a bar very late at night, but do not enter into relations. But not for the novel.More Wystan Auden quotes [11/21/2011 02:11:47]
A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do.More Wystan Auden quotes [11/21/2011 02:11:45]
Before people complain of the obscurity of modern poetry, they should first examine their consciences and ask themselves with how many people and on how many occasions they have genuinely and profoundly shared some experience with another.More Wystan Auden quotes [11/21/2011 02:11:31]
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.More Wystan Auden quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A daydream is a meal at which images are eaten. Some of us are gourmets, some gourmands, and a good many take their images precooked out of a can and swallow them down whole, absent-mindedly and with little relish.More Wystan Auden quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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