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MARS HILL AUDIO Conversation 2

The Public Poetry of W. H. Auden

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Literary critic Alan Jacobs talks about how W. H. Auden returned to the Church after recognizing that liberal humanism had no answers to the problem of human evil. He also discusses the social themes in Auden's poetry, which avoided utopianism and apocalypticism. 58 minutes. $6.