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The Cambridge Companion to T. S. Eliot (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

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An international team of leading T.S. Eliot scholars contribute studies of different facets of the writer's work to build up a carefully coordinated and fully rounded introduction. Five chapters give a complete account of Eliot's poems and plays, while others assess the major aspects of his life and thought. Later chapters place his work in historical perspective. There is a full review of Eliot studies, and a useful chronological outline. Taken as a whole, this Companion comprises an essential handbook for students and readers of T.S. Eliot.

Synopsis:

An essential introduction and handbook for students and other readers of T. S. Eliot.

Synopsis:

An international team of leading T.S. Eliot scholars contribute studies of different facets of the writer's work to build up a carefully coordinated and fully rounded introduction. Five chapters give a complete account of Eliot's poems and plays, while others assess the major aspects of his life and thought. Later chapters place his work in historical perspective. There is a full review of Eliot studies, and a useful chronological outline. Taken as a whole, this Companion comprises an essential handbook for students and readers of T.S. Eliot.

Synopsis:

An essential introduction and handbook for students and other readers of T. S. Eliot.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250) and index.

Table of Contents

List of contributors; Preface; Chronology of Eliot's life and works; Abbreviations; 1. Where is the real T. S. Eliot? or the life of the poet James Olney; 2. Eliot as a product of America Eric Sigg; 3. Eliot as philosopher Richard Shusterman; 4. T. S. Eliot's critical programme Timothy Matherer; 5. The social critic and his discontents Peter Dale Scott; 6. Religion, literature and society in the work of T. S. Eliot Cleo McNelly Kearns; 7. 'England and nowhere' Alan Marshall; 8. Early poems: from Prufrock to 'Gerontion' J. C. Mays; 9. Improper desire: reading The Waste Land Harriet Davidson; 10. Ash-Wednesday: a poetry of verification John Kwan-Terry; 11. Four Quartets: music word meaning and value A. David Moody; 12. Pereira and after: the cures of Eliot's theatre Robin Grove; 13. 'Mature poets steal': Eliot's allusive practice James Longenbach; 14. Eliot's impact on Anglo-American poetry Charles Altieri; 15. Tradition and T. S. Eliot Jean-Michel Rabaté; 16. Eliot: modernism, postmodernism and after Bernard Sharratt; 17. Eliot studies: a review and a select booklist Jewel Spears Brooker; Index.

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ISBN:
9780521421270
Editor:
Moody, A. David
Other:
Moody, Anthony David
Editor:
Moody, A. David
Author:
Moody, Anthony David
Author:
Moody, A. David
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge England ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Eliot, t. s. (thomas stearns), 1888-1965
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Eliot, T. S
Subject:
Eliot, T. S.--(Thomas Stearns),--1888-1965--Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Criticism and interpretation
Subject:
Eliot, T. S - Criticism and interpretation -
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature
Series Volume:
v. 2
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 figure
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
8.97x5.99x.70 in. .99 lbs.

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