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CLIP 1318

W. H. Auden - 'Stop All the Clocks' (poem only)

W. H. Auden - 'Stop All the Clocks' (poem only)

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Key Info
  • W. H. Auden - 'Stop All the Clocks' (poem only)
  • Duration: 01:41
  • An illustrated reading of W. H. Auden's 1956 poem 'Song', which is also known as 'Stop All the Clocks'. It is accompanied by music and illustrations showing a middle-aged man waking, looking out of the window, walking by a seashore and in woodland - and finally through a graveyard.
  • Subject:



    Poetry: Early and Mid 20th Century

  • Keywords: love, loss, death, poem, poetry, relationships, Auden, Jonson
Ideas for use in class
  • As part of any study of love poetry or writing about loss and death. It makes a good poem to compare with Jonson's 'On My First Sonne'.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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