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The Cambridge Introduction to T. S. Eliot

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  • Page extent: 142 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.2 kg
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 (ISBN-13: 9780521547598 | ISBN-10: 0521547598)

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Contents




Preface page ix
Abbreviations xi
 
Chapter 1 Life 1
Early life, 1888–1914 1
A bohemian life, 1915–1922 5
Man of letters, 1923–1945 12
The sage, 1945–1965 19
 
Chapter 2 Contexts 22
Early influences 22
France 23
England 25
Religion 26
Philosophy 27
Culture and society 29
Romanticism and classicism 31
A sense of the past 35
 
Chapter 3 Works 37
Early poems 41
“Portrait of a Lady” 46
“The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” 48
“The Hollow Men” 55
“Gerontion” 56
Poems 1920 59
The Waste Land 62
The Ariel poems and Ash-Wednesday 80
Plays 88
Cultural criticism 89
Four Quartets 92
Reevaluation 107
 
Chapter 4 Critical reception 109
 
Notes 117
The works of T. S. Eliot 120
Further reading 121
Index 124

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