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Published by G.K. Hall in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


  • Eliot, T. S. 1888-1965.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Lois A. Cuddy and David H. Hirsch.
SeriesCritical essays on American literature
ContributionsCuddy, Lois A., Hirsch, David H.
LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43 W36415 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 288 p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2029182M
ISBN 100816173028
LC Control Number91006423

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Poetry of Drouth / Edmund Wilson --Anatomy of melancholy / Conrad Aiken --Enjoying poor literature / N.P. Dawson --Notes on the publishing history and text of the Waste land / Daniel H. Woodward --Hidden years of the Waste land manuscript / James Torrens --Poetry of T.S. Eliot / I.A. . Get this from a library! Critical essays on The Waste land: T.S. Eliot. [Linda Cookson; Bryan Loughrey; T S Eliot;]. When T. S. Eliot wrote The Waste Land in he was a self-proclaimed atheist. Some six years later, he described himself as an adherent to anglo-catholic Christianity and thus wrote the Four Quartets. As is possible to postulate, some scholars Relations between Men and Women in "The Waste Land. This essay has been submitted by a student. This is not an example of the work written by professional essay writers. Critic Response of T. S. Eliot’s Poem, The Waste Land.

A critical reading of a landmark modernist poem by Dr Oliver Tearle. The Waste Land, first published in , is arguably the most important poem of the whole twentieth remains a timely poem, even though its origins were very specifically the post-war Europe of ; nevertheless, the poem takes on a new significance in the age of Brexit. The Waste Land, whose published version reflects extraordinary editing by Eliot's friend Ezra Pound, compelled immediate critical attention. His complex early poems, employing myths, religious symbolism, and literary allusion, signified a break with 19th-century poetic traditions. Contents: Introduction â ¢ The Waste Land â ¢ T. S. Eliot and the Carthaginian Peace â ¢ Personal Mood Transmuted into Epic: T.S. Eliots "Waste Land" â ¢ Discovering the Corpus â ¢ Eliot, Russell, and Whitman: Realism, Politics, and Literary Persona in The Waste Land â ¢ Problems About Texts â ¢ The Waste Land: Beyond the Frontier. The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot: Critical Analysis Eliot's The Waste Land is an important landmark in the history of English poetry and one of the most talked about poem of the 20th century. It is long poem of more than four hundred lines in 5 parts entitled: 1) The burial of the Dead; 2) A Game of Chess; 3) The fire Sermon; 4) Death by Water; 5.

This detailed literature summary also contains Bibliography on The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot. Because of his wide-ranging contributions to poetry, criticism, prose, and drama, some critics consider Thomas Sterns Eliot one of the most influential writers of the twentieth century. The Waste Land can arguably be cited as his most influential work. Essays on The Waste Land The Waste Land, is one of the most important modernist poems of the last century. It was written by Thomas Stearns Eliot and published in The poem is an amalgam of Western, Hinduist and Buddhist concepts and allusions but integrates elements from many more cultures. How are issues of faith or belief represented in ’s The Waste Land? Faith and belief, or the lack of it, has always played a major part in T.S. Eliot’s canon; perhaps more than any other Modernist writer, Eliot reflects the zeitgeist that was described by Spears Brooker () as “characterized by a collapse of faith in human innate goodness and in the inevitability of progress. 0Reviews. A cornerstone of the modernist movement, T.S. Eliot's The Waste Landreflects the profound sense of disillusionment that emerged in the wake of World War I.