Eliot and his age T. S. Eliot"s moral imagination in the twentieth century. by Russell Kirk

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Published by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Eliot, T. S. 1888-1965 -- Ethics,
  • Didactic poetry, American -- History and criticism,
  • Moral conditions in literature,
  • Ethics in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43 Z6914
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 462 p.
Number of Pages462
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4917653M
ISBN 100394472365
LC Control Number76159354

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His insights into Eliot’s writings are informed by wide reading in the same authors who most influenced the poet, as well as by similar experiences and convictions. Eliot and His Age: T.S. Eliot’s Moral Imagination in the Twentieth Century, by Russell Kik (Random House, ) Only late in Eliot’s life did Russell Kirk enjoy the personal intimacy which adds a special appeal to this biography, the first one covering the whole life and activity of Eliot.

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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 ().

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Helen Gardner is one of the most sensitive and astute critics of Eliot’s work out there. She was also one of the first critics to champion Eliot’s last great cycle of poems, Four Quartets (), in her book The Art of T.

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Eliot himself wanted no biography, ­destroying intimate correspondence, ­including everything up to age 26 and nearly all of the letters to his first wife, Vivien Haigh-Wood. Several media works have been inspired from Eliot Ness's life and his career.

In his final years, he co-authored the book ‘The Untouchables’ () with Oscar Fraley, which was published a month after his death and sold over a million copies. Although written, and subsequently revised, inthis biography of T. Eliot remains - still- the "go to," preeminent book on the life of the great bard.

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It was Symons whose book on French Symbolist poetry had first introduced Eliot the undergraduate to writers like Jules Laforgue and Tristan Corbière, who proved to be the keys that allowed him unlock the sound of modernism in his own work.

Eliot does pay tribute to that book, calling it an “introduction to wholly new feelings” and a. In connection with Eliot's 70th birthday, a book was published entitled "T.S. Eliot: A Symposium for His 70th Birthday." It contained anecdotes about the poet, comment on his writings and other matter concerning Eliot written by 50 persons, most of whom knew him.

His Verse Reflected Spiritual Despair After First War. T.S Eliot (Pic: AP Photo) As an American with such a strong affection for the U.K. (and the Anglican church) that he emigrated to London at the age of 25, and took British citizenship at the age of 39, T.S.

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George Eliot, English Victorian novelist who developed the method of psychological analysis characteristic of modern fiction. Her major works include Adam Bede (), The Mill on the Floss (), Silas Marner (), Middlemarch (–72), and Daniel Deronda (). Evans was born on an estate of.

The book was published inand its success led a number of imposters to claim authorship. In response, Eliot asserted herself as the true author, causing quite a stir in a society that still regarded women as incapable of serious writing.

Eliot wrote several works of fiction under her pen name. Eliot’s best-known works are The Mill.

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The most important was George Henry Lewes, a married man deserted by his wife; Eliot fearlessly challenged the conventions. George Eliot Resources Books. George Eliot, Middlemarch This is Eliot's magnum opus. Though its spine is dauntingly thick, Middlemarch has earned its place as one of the greatest novels in English literature.

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On a wall near the entrance hangs a drawing of Mr. Eliot, done by his sister-in-law, Mrs. Henry Ware Eliot.

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