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Chosen by Eliot himself, the poems in this volume represent the poets most important work before Four Quartets. Included here is some of the most celebrated verse in modern literature-”The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” “Gerontion,” “The Waste Land,” “The Hollow Men,” and “Ash Wednesday”-as well as many other fine selections from Eliots early work.

Synopsis:

Chosen by Eliot himself, the poems in this volume represent the poet’ s most important work before Four Quartets. Included here is some of the most celebrated verse in modern literature-” The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, ” “ Gerontion, ” “ The Waste Land, ” “ The Hollow Men, ” and “ Ash Wednesday” -as well as many other fine selections from Eliot’ s early work.

About the Author

Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri, and became a British subject in 1927. The acclaimed poet of The Waste Land, Four Quartets, and Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, among numerous other poems, prose, and works of drama, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948. T.S. Eliot died in 1965 in London, England, and is buried in Westminster Abbey.

Table of Contents

Prufrock and other observations: The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock. Portrait of a lady. Preludes. Rhapsody on a windy night.--Poems 1920: Gerontion. Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a cigar. Sweeney erect. A cooking egg. The hippopotamus. Whispers of immortality. Mr. Eliot's Sunday morning service. Sweeney among the nightingales.--The waste land.--The hollow men.--Ash-Wednesday.--Ariel Poems: Journey of the magi. A song for Simeon. Animula. Marina.--Choruses from "The rock".

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156806473
Author:
Eliot, T. S.
Publisher:
Harvest Books
Author:
Eliot, T. S.
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Single Author *
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Poetry, modern
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Single Author - British & Irish
Subject:
Poetry, Modern -- 20th century.
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Centenary ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Harvest Book
Series Volume:
t. 37
Publication Date:
19671031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
132
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.28 lb

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"Synopsis" by , Chosen by Eliot himself, the poems in this volume represent the poet’ s most important work before Four Quartets. Included here is some of the most celebrated verse in modern literature-” The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, ” “ Gerontion, ” “ The Waste Land, ” “ The Hollow Men, ” and “ Ash Wednesday” -as well as many other fine selections from Eliot’ s early work.
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