T. S. Eliot: The Contemporary Reviews by Jewel Spears BrookerT. S. Eliot: The Contemporary Reviews by Jewel Spears Brooker

T. S. Eliot: The Contemporary Reviews

EditorJewel Spears Brooker

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Jewel Spears Brooker presents the most comprehensive gathering of newspaper and magazine reviews of Eliot's work ever assembled. Including reviews from both American and British journals, Brooker expands on major themes within the reviews to demonstrate how they influenced not only Eliot, but also literary history in the twentieth century. Widely regarded as one of the most important and influential poets of the twentieth century, T.S. Eliot was also extremely prolific. This volume is a testament to both aspects of his work.

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Title:T. S. Eliot: The Contemporary ReviewsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:648 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.3 inPublished:September 3, 2009Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521118980

ISBN - 13:9780521118989

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Acknowledgments; Prufrock and Other Observations (1917); Poems (1919); Ara Vos Prec (1920); Poems 1920 (1920); The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism; The Waste Land (1922); Homage To John Dryden (1924); Poems 1909-1925 (1925); For Lancelot Andrewes: Essays on Style and Order (1928, 1929); Dante (1929); Marina (1930); Animula (1930); Ash-Wednesday (1930); Selected Essays 1917-1932 (1932); Sweeny Agonistes (1932); The Use of Poetry and the Use of Criticism (1933); After Strange Gods: A Primer of Modern Heresy (1934); The Rock (1934); Murder in the Cathedral (1935); Collected Poems 1909-1935 (1936); The Family Reunion (1939); The Idea of a Christian Society (1939); East Coker (1940); Burnt Norton (1941); The Dry Salvages (1941); Little Gidding (1942); Four Quartets (1943); Notes Towards the Definition of Culture (1948,1949); The Cocktail Party (1949, 1950); The Confidential Clerk (1954); The Elder Statesman (1959).

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"These reviews are often remarkably insightful at the same time that they reveal divergences that continue to the present." Books and Culture, Daniel Taylor, Bethel College