Dyer's Hand and Other Essays

by Auden, W H

The Dyer’s Hand and Other Essays written by W.H. Auden contains a collection of essays, reviews, and lectures written between 1950 and 1962. The book portrays insight of Auden's’ teachings as a professor of poetry at the University of Oxford, characterized by his aphorisms and notes. Many of these pieces were not previously published and were first released in this collection. One of the more famously recorded pieces in the book was his inaugural lecture, “Making, Knowing and Judging”. The book was dedicated to Auden’s tutor at Oxford, Nevil Coghill. 


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Random House published the First Printing, First Edition in New York, 1962. The hardcover is characterized by teal cloth over boards, with gilt lettering to the spine. First edition dust jacket is cream-colored with red lettering. 


Faber and Faber published a First Edition in London, 1963-1964. Teal cloth over boards, with gilt lettering to the spine. Cream-colored dust jacket and red lettering. 


Other Collectible or Notable Editions

Faber and Faber published a limited edition paperback in the U.S., 1975. It features a cream cover and red lettering. 


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