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THE AGE OF ANXIETY

THE AGE OF ANXIETY

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THE AGE OF ANXIETY

by AUDEN, W. H

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Very mild foxing to the endpapers and slight soiling to the spine. Mild sunning to dustwrapper spine and the briefest of wear to
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London: Faber & Faber, (1948). First British Edition. Hardcover. Very mild foxing to the endpapers and slight soiling to the spine. Mild sunning to dustwrapper spine and the briefest of wear to the crown. Near Fine in Near Fine dustwrapper. Bloomfield & Mendelson A29b: 3000 copies printed, preceded by the American edition published the previous year which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize.

Synopsis

The Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue was first published in 1947 by Random House. This book is a long poem written in six parts, the story deals with man's quest to find substance and identity in a shifting and increasingly industrialized world. Set in a wartime bar in New York City, Auden centers around four characters - Quant, Malin, Rosetta, and Emble -  to explore and develop his themes.

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Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
010803
Title
THE AGE OF ANXIETY
Author
AUDEN, W. H
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Very mild foxing to the endpapers and slight soiling to the spine. Mild sunning to dustwrapper spine and the briefest of wear to
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First British Edition
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
(1948)
Keywords
Modern First Editions, Pulitzer Prize, Modern Firsts, W. H. Auden, Modern Poetry, 20th Century British Literature
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Pulitzer Prize;

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