Happy Birthday Wystan! W. H. Auden would have been 100 years old today. This evening I will be attending a tribute to Auden at the Whitney Humanities Center. In the meantime, here are a number of links on the man dubbed by James Fenton to be the "Poet of the Century":
W. H. Auden, poet of the century.
Hail Auden: taxi drivers to recite poet's work to unsuspecting passengers.
Quiz: Know your WH?
Ralph Fiennes reads Auden's "As I Walked Out One Morning".
In Praise of... WH Auden.
More about Auden.