Thomas Stearns Eliot: Poet by A. David MoodyThomas Stearns Eliot: Poet by A. David Moody

Thomas Stearns Eliot: Poet

byA. David Moody

Paperback | January 27, 1995

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A. David Moody's Thomas Stearns Eliot: Poet was published to acclaim in 1979, with a successful paperback following in 1980. This carefully revised and corrected second edition, with a specially written preface and a new appendix, meets the demand for one of the classic studies of the twentieth century's best-known poet.
Title:Thomas Stearns Eliot: PoetFormat:PaperbackDimensions:408 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.91 inPublished:January 27, 1995Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521467500

ISBN - 13:9780521467506


Table of Contents

Preface to second edition; Introduction; 1. The growth of the poet's mind; Part I. 1905 -1912 - An Individual Talent: 2. Prufrock observed; Part II. 1912-1922 -'Shall I at Least Set My Lands in Order?': 3. 'Gerontion', and the historical sense; 4. Tiresias transformed; Part III. 1922-1930 - 'Ordina Quest' Amore, O Tu Che M'ami': 5. The poet saved from himself; 6. Love through the looking-glass; Part IV. 1931-1939 -The Word In the Desert: 7. The design of the drama; 8. Dust in sunlight; Part V. 1939-1945 - Apocalypse: 9. Patriot of fire; 10. The poet observed; Appendices; Notes; Index.

Editorial Reviews

'The most enlightening, most profound and, in some ways, most disturbing book about T. S. Eliot that I have yet read.' Norman Nicholson, Church Times