Auden
biographical name W(ystan) H(ugh) 1907-1973 American (English-born) poet • Audenesque adjective

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  • Auden — is a surname, and may refer to:* George Augustus Auden (1872 1957), English physician * John Bicknell Auden (1903 1991), English geologist and explorer * W. H. Auden (1907 1973), Anglo American poet …   Wikipedia

  • Auden — n. An English poet in the U. S. Born 1907, died 1973. Syn: Wystan Hugh Auden [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Auden —   [ɔːdn], Wystan Hugh, englischer Dichter, * York 21. 2. 1907, ✝ Wien 28. 9. 1973; studierte in Oxford, war 1928 29 in Berlin, heiratete 1935 Erika Mann, lebte ab 1939 in den USA (1946 amerikanischer Staatsbürger), war 1956 61 Professor für… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Auden — (izg. ódn), Wystan Hugh (1907 1973) DEFINICIJA jedan od najutjecajnijih angloameričkih pjesnika svoga vremena; društveno angažirana poezija snažnog modernog izraza …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Auden — [ôd′ n] W(ystan) H(ugh) 1907 73; U.S. poet, born in England …   English World dictionary

  • Auden — Wystan Hugh Auden (* 21. Februar 1907 in York; † 29. September 1973 in Wien) war ein englischer Schriftsteller. Christopher Isherwood und W. H. Auden 1939 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Auden — noun United States poet (born in England) (1907 1973) • Syn: ↑W. H. Auden, ↑Wystan Hugh Auden • Instance Hypernyms: ↑poet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Auden — Recorded as Alden, Aldine, Auden, Adin, and others, this is a medieval English surname. It derives from the personal name of the pre 7th Century Ealdwine, meaning Old friend and the Latinized versions as Aldanus aand Alden are recorded in the… …   Surnames reference

  • Auden — /awd n/, n. W(ystan) H(ugh) /wis teuhn/, 1907 73, English poet in the U.S. * * * …   Universalium

  • Auden — Au|den, W.H. (1907 73) a British poet who was an important figure in English literature during the 1930s, when be belonged to a group of ↑left wing writers. He became a US citizen in 1946 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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