T.S. Eliot"s poetry and plays
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T.S. Eliot"s poetry and plays a study in sources and meanings by Grover Smith

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English


  • Eliot, T. S. -- 1888-1965

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Statementby Grover Smith.
LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43Z/, PS3509.L43
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,358p. ;
Number of Pages358
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23133342M
ISBN 100226764397, 0226764389

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Eliot's poetry ranges from the massively magisterial (The Waste Land), to the playfully pleasant (Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats). This volume of Eliot's poetry and plays offers the complete text of these and most all of Eliot's poetry, including the full text of Four lfcmalta.com by: Jun 15,  · lfcmalta.com's Poetry and Plays Hardcover – December 1, by Grover Smith (Author) › Visit Amazon's Grover Smith Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Grover Smith 1/5(1). Life Early life and education. The Eliots were a Boston Brahmin family with roots in England and New lfcmalta.com's paternal grandfather, William Greenleaf Eliot, had moved to St. Louis, Missouri, to establish a Unitarian Christian church there. His father, Henry Ware Eliot (–), was a successful businessman, president and treasurer of the Hydraulic-Press Brick Company in St Louis. T.S. Eliot - T.S. Eliot - Later poetry and plays: Eliot’s masterpiece is Four Quartets, which was issued as a book in , though each “quartet” is a complete poem. “Burnt Norton” was the first of the quartets; it had appeared in the Collected Poems of It is a subtle meditation on the nature of time and its relation to eternity.

May 15,  · Home › Literary Theory › Analysis of T. S. Eliot’s Plays. Analysis of T. S. Eliot’s Plays By Nasrullah Mambrol on May 15, • (0). T. S. Eliot’s conservative dramaturgy is clearly expressed in his essay “Dialogue on Dramatic Poetry” in which he suggests that “genuine drama” displays “a tension between liturgy and realism.”To be sure, Eliot differed sharply from. Jan 30,  · T.S. Eliot, in full Thomas Stearns Eliot, (born September 26, , St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.—died January 4, , London, England), American-English poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor, a leader of the Modernist movement in poetry in such works as . T.S. Eliot was a groundbreaking 20th-century poet who is known widely for his work 'The Waste Land.' was "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," which appeared in Poetry in His first book Born: Sep 26, T. S. Eliot’s greatest poems selected by Dr Oliver Tearle T. S. Eliot is widely regarded as one of the most important poets of the last hundred years. Here at Interesting Literature we’re devoted fans of his work, and this got us thinking: which ten defining poems would we recommend to people [ ].

Eliot’s Poetry T. S. Eliot. Study Guide. Summary. Context; Summary and Analysis Here, the poet plays on multiple meanings of “time” to comment on multiple themes. Time represents the pattern of the music, the dancers’ motions, the seasons, and the constellation. The wedding dance completes and expresses the eternal cycle of life. “I do not know of anything in modern poetry as violently hostile to contemporary life as was the poetry of T. S. Eliot, which so perfectly fitted the mood of the young people between the two wars. I also find much more benevolence towards humanity in younger historians than there was in Spengler or in Toynbee. From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes Eliot’s Poetry Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays. T. S. Eliot () as a poet and critic came to define the modernist movement and still dominates the literary landscape of the last century. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri to a prominent local family. He attended Harvard.