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The Cambridge Introduction to T. S. Eliot (Cambridge Introductions to Literature)

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T. S. Eliot is not only one of the most important poets of the twentieth century; as literary critic and commentator on culture and society, his writing continues to be profoundly influential. Every student of English must engage with his writing to understand the course of modern literature. This book provides the perfect introduction to key aspects of Eliot's life and work, as well as to the wider contexts of modernism in which he wrote. John Xiros Cooper explains how Eliot was influenced by the intellectual climate of both twentieth-century Britain and America, and how he became a key cultural figure on both sides of the Atlantic. The continuing controversies surrounding his writing and his thought are also addressed. With a useful guide to further reading, this is the most informative and accessible introduction to T. S. Eliot.

Synopsis:

T. S. Eliot is not only one of the most important poets of the twentieth century; as literary critic and commentator on culture and society, his writing continues to be profoundly influential. Every student of English must engage with his writing to understand the course of modern literature. This book provides the perfect introduction to Eliot's life and work, as well as to the wider contexts of modernism in which he wrote. With a useful guide to further reading, this is the most informative and accessible introduction to T. S. Eliot.

Synopsis:

This informative and accessible book provides the perfect introduction to Eliot's life and work.

About the Author

'John Xiros Cooper is Professor of English and Assistant Dean in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.'

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Life; 2. Contexts; 3. Works; 4. Critical reception; The works of T. S. Eiot; Further reading.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521547598
Author:
Cooper, John Xiros
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Eliot, T. S
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Eliot, T. S - Criticism and interpretation -
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Cambridge Introductions to Literature
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
129
Dimensions:
8.94x6.06x.36 in. .53 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , T. S. Eliot is not only one of the most important poets of the twentieth century; as literary critic and commentator on culture and society, his writing continues to be profoundly influential. Every student of English must engage with his writing to understand the course of modern literature. This book provides the perfect introduction to Eliot's life and work, as well as to the wider contexts of modernism in which he wrote. With a useful guide to further reading, this is the most informative and accessible introduction to T. S. Eliot.
"Synopsis" by , This informative and accessible book provides the perfect introduction to Eliot's life and work.
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