W. H. Auden's Teaching Assistantship Syllabus, University of Michigan, 1942


For background on Auden, click here.  To see a famous poem by Auden, written on the day Germany invaded Poland and started World War II, click here.  You should be able to trace the classical tradition's influence on Auden's mind in the names and images used in that poem.  For background on the lead instructor, Arno Bader, click here.