Poems for Spain

cover of "Poems for Spain"
Bruce Peel Library

Rights Holder

Penguin Random House Archive and Library

Description

Poems written and translated by English writers about the Spanish Civil War. Auden is among them and the poems are generally of a high quality. The justification for the book is that 'Poets and poetry have played a considerable part in the Spanish War, because to many people the struggle of the Republicans has seemed a struggle for the conditions without which the writing and reading poetry are almost impossible in modern society' (7).

Editor

John Lehmann Stephen Spender

Genre

Poetry

Original Language

English

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