Forty-nine of us, forty-eight men and one woman, lay on the green waiting for the spike to open. We were too tired to talk much.
Eliot A selective list of literary criticism for the poet, playwright, and essayist T. Eliot, favoring signed articles by recognized scholars and articles published in peer-reviewed sources main page 20th-century literature 20th-century poetry modernist poets about literaryhistory.
Auden's poetry, and much more.
Introductory, close reading, and thematic articles by recognized experts in their subjects, and links to manuscript drafts in British Library's archive.
The Love Song of J. An extended biography of T. Eliot by Ronald Bush. Modern American Poetry, Univ. Eliot, "The early poetry of T.
Differences between Pound and Eliot, in particular the former's interest in translation versus the latter's in quotation, are suggested. Eliot's relationship to tradition is considered in his essay, 'Tradition and the Individual Talent.
Alfred Prufrock' is read, with emphasis on the poem's resistance to traditional forms and its complicated depiction of its speaker's fragmentary consciousness" [3 lectures]. Modern Poetry, Spring, Directors, Andrew Motion and Richard Carrington.
Eliot, covers his poetry and drama, themes, reception, includes samples of Eliot's poems, audio files of him reading them, and additional lectures. Poetry Foundation Kermode, Frank. On Eliot's life and Peter Ackroyd's biography of T. The Guardian 27 Sept. Eliot was not the dry old stick of his self-caricature.
His personal story was full of quiet drama, and even recklessness. A substantial introduction to T. Eliot from the Literary Encyclopedia, 30 March [subscription service].
Excerpt from Cambridge UP Childs explores how eugenics, aimed at improving the genetic composition of a population, became for some writers a way to address social problems, and was attacked by others as a theory promoting racism, classism, and sexism.
Publisher's web site for T. Eliot has been applauded and denounced for decades as a staunch champion of high art and an implacable opponent of popular culture. But Eliot's elitism was never what it seemed. Eliot, and the Anti-Pastoral. Eliot and the Poem Itself.
Partisan Review Eagleton, Terry. Eagleton notes, " The CriterionT. The two time-schemes are, in fact, related.When T. S. Eliot died, wrote Robert Giroux, "the world became a lesser place." Certainly the most imposing poet of his time, Eliot was revered by Igor Stravinsky "not only as a great sorcerer of words but as the very key keeper of the language.".
The Death of the Moth. Moths that fly by day are not properly to be called moths; they do not excite that pleasant sense of dark autumn nights and ivy-blossom which the commonest yellow-underwing asleep in the shadow of the curtain never fails to rouse in us.
Should G.K. Chesterton and T.S. Eliot be considered friends or enemies? As champions of Christendom, they were united in the friendship of faith. (essay by Joseph Pearce). Nonfictional prose - The essay: In modern literatures, the category of nonfictional prose that probably ranks as the most important both in the quantity and in the quality of its practitioners is the essay.
Before the word itself was coined in the 16th century by Montaigne and Bacon, what came to be called an essay was called a treatise, and its attempt to treat a serious theme with. “Tradition and the Individual Talent,” one of Eliot’s early essays, typifies his critical stance and concerns; it has been called his most influential single essay.
Divided into three parts. T.S Eliot Tradition and Individual Talent and The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Tradition and individual talent Eliot’s essays actually map a highly personal set of preoccupations, responses and ideas about specific authors and works of art, as well as formulate more general theories on the connections between poetry, culture and society.