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Auden and Science


Weissman, G: Giving things their proper names: Carl Linnaeus and W. H. Auden

FASEB JOURNAL, 21 (7): 1285-1289 MAY 2007

Bangham, A: Liposomes and Wystan Auden


G Davey Smith: Commentary: WH Auden, GA Auden and psychosomatic aetiology
Int. J. Epidemiol. 31: 1137-1138

Melanie L. Williams: Then and Now: The Natural/Positivist Nexus at War: Auden’s ‘September 1, 1939’ Source: Journal of Law and Society, Vol. 31, No. 1, Law and Literature (Mar., 2004), pp. 60-86

Auden and politics

Burt, S: ‘September 1, 1939’ revisited: Or, poetry, politics, and the idea of the public (W.H. Auden) AMERICAN LITERARY HISTORY, 15 (3): 533-559 FAL 2003

John Xiros Cooper: University of British Columbia: “The crow on the crematorium chimney”: Germany, Summer 1945

Auden and art

Edward D. Huey, Roland Zahn, Jordan Grafman: “[H]E is no More a Person Now But a Whole Climate of Opinion” (Auden, 1940) Pages 1097-1098

Robinson, P: Making things happen (The poetry of W.H. Auden)

CAMBRIDGE QUARTERLY, 29 (3): 237-266 2000

Monroe K. Spears: Review: Auden Twenty Years after: A Question of Poetic Justice

Source: The Sewanee Review, Vol. 102, No. 3 (Summer, 1994), pp. 476-482

Auden and religion

Jonathan Hufstader: Auden’s Sacred World. Essays in Criticism 2009 59: 234-254;


Art and knowledge/ Science/ epistemology

 Albright, Daniel: Quantum Poetics. Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and the Science of Modernism.

Armstrong, Tim: Modernism, Technology and the Body (mentioning Auden in Chapter 3: Technologies of Gender)

Kieran, Mattheww and Dominic Mciver Lopes: Knowing Art. Essays in Aesthetics and Epistemology.

Chapter 4: Fiction and Psychological Insight

Chapter 5: Art and Modal Knowledge.

Knorr-Cetina, Karin:  Epistemic Cultures. How the Sciences Make Knowledge.

Chapter 6 (From Organism to Machines: Laboratories as Factories of Transgenics, 6.1: A Science of Life without Nature?). Chapter 7.2 (The Erasure of the Individual as an Epistemic Subject) Chapter 8 (The Multiple Ordering Frameworks of HEP Collaborations)

Sloane, Mary Cole: The Visual in Metaphysics.

Chapter 1 (The epistemological context in which Donne, Herbert, Vaughan, Crashaw, and Traherne produced their visual imagery.)

Young, James O: Art and Knowledge.

Chapter 3 (art as inquiry) & 4 (Evaluation of art) & 5 Avant-garde art and knowledge.

NEW: Auden and the Aesthetics of Detection
PASCOE Essays in Criticism.1993; XLIII: 33-58

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