But Auden , Wordsworth et al. did not completely rework their entire oeuvre.
And a lot of the reworked stuff, compared to the original is in my opinion
lifeless and strangled. And to devote most of one's waning artistic life to
recapitulating a vast early output is I maintain precious if not downright
wasteful. Better he had devoted it to new work. And I know which editions,
but thanks Marcia--my point being mall publishers do not readily supply that
on 2/26/03 4:43 PM, Marcia Karp at [log in to unmask] wrote:
The fortunate combination of timing
> and James' ability and desire to keep learning his art and craft are
> Auden rewrote after publication. Wordsworth. Others?
> I think it is the New York Edition you want. Is that right, Jamesians?