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18/02/2007

Marking the centenary of arguably the most important poet of the 20th century in the English language after TS Eliot, Roger McGough introduces requests for works by WH Auden. The reader is Douglas Hodge.

Unless otherwise indicated, all poems in this week's edition are by W.H Auden and are taken from The Collected Shorter Poems published by faber.

As I Walked Out One Evening
From: AS I Walked Out One Evening, publ.faber

Funeral Blues 'Stop all the Clocks'

'Stop all the Cars' by Roger McGough
From: Collected Poems
Publ: Viking

Night Mail

The Composer

September 1, 1939

In Praise of Limestone
From: Selected Poems, publ. faber

The Unknown Citizen

Excerpt from In Memory of W.B Yeats

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 24 Feb 2007 23:30