Poetry in Motion

Posted on by Tom Fleming

‘The camera’s eye/Does not lie,/But it cannot show/The life within’. These lines are taken from W H Auden’s verse commentary for the 1962 documentary film Runner and reflect the poet’s scepticism about the most powerful medium of the century, a medium to which he contributed intermittently throughout his career. Born in 1907, Auden belonged to […]

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