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8 September 2019
September 1, 1939... Poem by W.H. Auden
W.H.Auden by Cecil Beaton
Listen to Dylan Thomas read W.H. Auden's poem "September 1, 1939"
Illustrations of the poem: click HERE!
Wikipedia article on the poem
An analysis of the poem
Article on Auden's poem in The Guardian
BBC Radio 4 programme about Auden's poem
David Low 1939 cartoon
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