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Wystan and Chester

a personal memoir of W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman

by Thekla Clark

  • 343 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ischia Island (Italy)
    • Subjects:
    • Auden, W. H. 1907-1973 -- Friends and associates.,
    • Kallman, Chester, 1921- -- Friends and associates.,
    • Clark, Thekla -- Friends and associates.,
    • Poets, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Ischia Island (Italy) -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: London : Faber and Farber, 1995.

      Statementby Thekla Clark ; introduction by James Fenton.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6001.U4 Z637 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 130 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages130
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL972012M
      ISBN 100231107064, 0231107617
      LC Control Number96008842

      “What I find fascinating about the syllabus is how much it reflects Auden’s own overlapping interests in literature across genres – drama, lyric poetry, fiction – philosophy, and music,” Lisa Goldfarb, Associate Professor and Associate Dean at NYU’s Gallatin School, told the New York Daily News earlier this year. “He also includes so many of the figures he wrote about in his .   Chester is more than a picture book. It is a story told, and retold, by dueling author-illustrators. Mélanie Watt starts out with the story of a mouse in a house. Then Mélanie's cat, Chester, sends the mouse packing and proceeds to cover the pages with rewrites from his red marker, and the gloves are off/5(25).

      Buy Wystan and Chester: Personal Memoir of and Chester Kallman New edition by Clark, Thekla (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Wystan was attracted by some women, but Chester was not. Wystan believed that homosexuality was wrong, while Chester regarded it as beautiful and morally right. Wystan “wanted a certain blond beauty in his lovers,” but Chester’s tastes “ran to beetle brows.” Wystan and Chester contributes richly to Auden folklore. Mrs.

      -"Homage To Clio"Random House-5 1/2" X 9" pages-Hardcover Book-With Jacket-Signed By Author.W. H. Auden was a young, sensational English poet of the s who became an elder statesman of Anglo-American literature by the time he died in Price: $ Auden, Wystan Hugh (–), poet and writer, was born at 54 Bootham, York, on 21 February , the youngest of three children (all sons) of George Augustus Auden (–), general practitioner, and his wife, Constance Rosalie, née Bicknell (–).His parents were devout high Anglicans, especially his mother, who had trained as a missionary nurse before .


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Took this book with me on a cruise and found it a delightful read. The book is beautifully written with memories of her time with Auden and Chester in both Italy and Germany.

A must for anyone interested in the history of gay men, relationships or literary culture/5. The first nuanced, personal portrait of Auden and Kallman's relationship of more than thirty years, Wystan and Chester opens a window on a central aspect of Auden's life that has been overlooked by most biographies and critical studies.

In a series of witty, poignant, and occasionally disturbing vignettes, Clark recounts the artists at work and Cited by: 3. A fond but not uncritical backward glance at one of this century's most important poets and his companion.

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Wystan and Chester: A Personal Memoir of W. Auden and Chester Kallman [Thekla Clark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Clark, Thekla. The writer of this memoir of W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman arrived on the island of Ischia as a young American divorcee looking for a new husband.

Wystan and Chester by Thekla Clark. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: English poet, playwright, critic, and librettist Wystan Hugh Auden exerted a major influence on the poetry of the 20th century.

Auden grew up in Birmingham, England and was known for his extraordinary intellect and wit. His first book, Poems, was published in with the help of T.S. Eliot. Just before World War II broke out, Auden emigrated to the United States where he met.

''Wystan and Chester'' begins in the early 's, when Auden and Kallman were living on Ischia, an Italian island that was still so backward the only taxi was a horse-drawn cart. The memoir ends Author: Miranda Seymour. The first nuanced, personal portrait of Auden and Kallman's relationship of more than thirty years, Wystan and Chester opens a window on a central aspect of Auden's life that has been overlooked by most biographies and critical studies.

In a series of witty, poignant, and occasionally disturbing vignettes, Clark recounts the artists at work and /5(2). Editor's Notes. Thekla Clark's book is of course Wystan and Chester, not Auden in Love, as I stated in the last latter is written by Dorothy Farnan. I have received review copies of Stan Smith's W.

Auden in the Writers and Their Work series jointly published by Northcote House in association with the British Council (); and of W. Auden, de l'Eden perdu au. Like many Mercians of the period very little is known about Wigstan. He was the son of Wigmund and Ælfflæd, both the offspring of Mercian kings, Wiglaf and Ceolwulf I respectively.

Wigmund, according to the Croyland Chronicle, died of dysentry before his father King Wiglaf, making Wigstan heir to the kingdom of r, when Wiglaf died inWigstan declined Major shrine: Evesham Abbey (destroyed).

Wystan Hugh Auden (21 February – 29 September ) was an English-American poet. Auden’s poetry was noted for its stylistic and technical achievement, its engagement with politics, morals, love, and religion, and its variety in tone, form and content.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). Wystan and Chester by Thekla Clark. Columbia University Press. Hardcover. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. To commemorate the centennial of W.

Auden’s birth, the Modern Library offers this elegant edition of the collected poems of one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. This volume includes all the poems that Auden wished to preserve, in a text that includes his final revisions, with corrections based on the latest research.

Auden divided his poems into sections that /5(8). The double man Wystan Hugh Auden Snippet view - It was in the U.S. that he met his longtime partner Chester Kallman.

Stylistically, Auden was known for his incomparable technique and his linguistic innovations. A National Book Award for "The Shield of Achilles," a National Medal for Literature from the National Book Committee, and.

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H.) Auden was born Februin York, England. He grew up in Birmingham, where his father, George Augustus Auden, was appointed School Medical Officer of Public Health.

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The former store’s longtime employee and brother-in-law of the previous owner took up the mantle by opening a new book store in the .Wystan Hugh Auden was born in York, England, on Febru He moved to Birmingham during childhood and was educated at Christ Church, Oxford.

As a young man he was influenced by the poetry of Thomas Hardy and Robert Frost, as well as William Blake, Emily Dickinson, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Old English verse.