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achievement of T. S. Eliot

F O. Mathiessen

achievement of T. S. Eliot

An essay on the nature of poetry.

by F O. Mathiessen

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Published by Oxford U. P. in (s. l.) .
Written in English

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  • Eliot, T. S. -- 1888-1965.

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    Open LibraryOL13679827M

    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. The hippopotamus’s day / Is passed in sleep; at night he hunts; / God works in a mysterious way— / The Church can sleep and feed at once. —The Hippopotamus (ll. 21–4). T.S. Eliot.

    Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in in St. Louis, Missouri, and became a British subject in 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 T. S. Eliot was an American-born poet and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri in but moved to Europe in , becoming a British citizen in While working for Lloyds Bank in London he wrote The Waste Land, widely regarded as one of the finest achievements in 20th Century poetry. That same year he founded the highly influential literary.

    Two volumes of T.S. Eliot's letters elucidate how the momentous achievements of his art were determined by moments of awful daring. By James Longenbach September 6, Born in Missouri on Septem , T. S. Eliot is the author of The Waste Land, which is now considered by many to be the most influential poetic work of the twentieth century. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.


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This book by one of America's foremost critics, originally published inis regarded as the most important critical work on T. Eliot. In the last twelve years Mr. Eliot has produced much new work which was not discussed in the first edition/5.

The Achievement of T. Eliot: An Essay on the Nature of Poetry Paperback – June 1, by Francis Otto Matthiessen (Author) See all 21 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: The Achievement of T. Eliot Paperback – January 1, by F. Matthiessen (Author) See all 21 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" Author: F. Matthiessen. The achievement of T.S. Eliot: an essay on the nature of poetry by Matthiessen, F. (Francis Otto), ; Barber, Charles.

Publication date Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by LineK on Febru SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: My double aim in this essay is to evaluate Eliot's method and achievement as an artist, and in so doing to emphasize certain of the fundamental elements in the nature of poetry which are in danger of being obscured by the increasing tendency to treat poetry as a social document and to forget that it is an art.

Index: 16 de octubre deReseñas, The Achievement of T. Eliot, de F. Matthiessen, TC, Textos cautivos. Barcelona: Tusquets, 25 de junio de About this Book Catalog Record Details.

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Access-restricted-item true Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by abowser on November 4, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on Pages: By Eliot had already achieved great success with his first book of poems, Prufrock and Other Observations, which included " The Love Song of J.

Alfred Prufrock," a work begun in his days at Harvard. The Cocktail Party T.S. Eliot Four Quartets T.S. Eliot The Hollow Men T.S. Eliot. Thomas Stearns Eliot, better known as T.S. Eliot, was an American-English poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor.

A leader of the Modernist movement in poetry, his works influenced many established British poets of that day. Any assessment of T. Eliot’s achievements as a dramatist must be made in the light of his own comments about the relationship between past and present, between “tradition and the individual.

The achievement of T.S. Eliot: An essay on the nature of poetry by Francis Otto Matthiessen A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is Rating: % positive. Reflecting the surge of critical interest in Eliot renewed in recent years, A Companion to T.S.

Eliot introduces the 'new' Eliot to readers and educators by examining the full body of his works and career. Leading scholars in the field provide a fresh and fully comprehensive collection of contextual and critical essays on his life and achievement.

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T.S. Eliot, in full Thomas Stearns Eliot, (born SeptemSt. 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 The Waste Land () and Four Quartets ().

Eliot exercised a strong influence on Anglo-American culture from the s until. by T S Eliot, Helen Vendler, Helen Hennessy Vendler. New Mass Market. Achievement Of T S Eliot Essay On The. by F O Matthiessen. Used Trade Paperback.

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The achievement of T.S. Eliot; an essay on the nature of poetry. [F O Matthiessen]. Four Quartets is the culminating achievement of T.S. Eliot's career as a poet. While containing some of the most musical and unforgettable passages in twentieth-century poetry, its four parts, 'Burnt Norton', 'East Coker', 'The Dry Salvages' and 'Little Gidding', present a rigorous meditation on the spiritual, philosophical and personal themes which preoccupied the author/5(K).

S Eliot's enduring masterpiece: Burnt Norton, East Coker, The Dry Salvages and Little Quartets is the culminating achievement of T.S. Eliot's career as a poet. While containing some of the most musical and unforgettable passages in twentieth-century poetry, its four parts, 'Burnt Norton', 'East Coker', 'The Dry Salvages' and 'Little Gidding', present a rigorous meditation on /5().

This chapter argues that T. Eliot's poetry is illuminated by studying him in terms of a ‘counter-Romanticism’, which he discerns in Baudelaire and enacts in a variety of ways in his poems; it also attends to the Romantic ground of his beginnings as a poet.

The intention is not neatly to re-package the poet, but to find appropriate ways of describing, evoking, and valuing the poetry. Four Quartets is the culminating achievement of T.

S. Eliot's career as a poet. This edition is based on the design made by Giovanni Mardersteig for his letterpress edition of and marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of its first publication in the UK by Faber & Faber in /5().Looking for books by T.S.

Eliot? See all books authored by T.S. Eliot, including Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, and The Waste Land and Other Poems, and more on Eliot, T. S. (26 Sept. Jan. ), poet, critic, and editor, was born Thomas Stearns Eliot in St.

Louis, Missouri, the son of Henry Ware Eliot, president of the Hydraulic-Press Brick Company, and Charlotte Champe Stearns, a former teacher, an energetic social work volunteer at the Humanity Club of St. Louis, and an amateur poet with a taste for Emerson.