Isherwood, Auden, and Spender Before the Second World War

Photo of Stephen Spender, Christopher Isherwood, and W.H. Auden
Sep. 25, 2017

Author and sculptor Matthew Spender talks about the friendship between his father, Stephen Spender, and Christopher Isherwood and W.H. Auden, from the late 1920s until Auden and Isherwood emigrated to the United States in the late 1930s. He focuses on the intense relationships between these three British writers, their homeland, and Nazi Germany. This talk is part of the Isherwood-Bachardy Lecture Series at The Huntington.


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