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W.H. Auden: A Legacy

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W.H. Auden: A Legacy
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AuthorDavid Garrett Izzo (editor)
PublisherWest Cornwall, Connecticut: Locust Hill Press
ReleasedFebruary 2002

W.H. Auden: A Legacy is a collection of twenty-six essays on W.H. Auden covering his life and art.

Unpublished letters from J.R.R. Tolkien to Roger Verhulst and Rod Jellema are quoted and described by Jellema in an essay recounting Auden's withdrawal from his contract for writing a booklet on Tolkien in the Eerdmans series. The essay is titled "Auden on Tolkien: The Book that Isn't, and the House that Brought it Down".[1]

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  • "Auden on Tolkien: The Book that Isn't, and the House that Brought it Down" (Rod Jellema) [pp. 39-45]
  • "W.H. Auden and Naomi Mitchison" (Chris Hopkins) [pp. 73-88]


  1. Lot of correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien and Roger Verhulst at Tolkien Library (accessed 31 October 2010)