Tag: W. H. Auden

Horae Canonicae

Friday, 29 March, 2013 0 Comments

While far from being a direct account of the hours before Christ’s death, W. H. Auden’s Horae Canonicae, is a reflection on the events and importance of Good Friday. It comprises seven poems, each corresponding to one of the offices of the monastic day. The work begins with be Lauds, a joyful song heralding the […]

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