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T.S. Eliot materialized : literal meaning and embodied truth

Author: G Douglas Atkins
Publisher: [Basingstoke] : Palgrave Pivot, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today, nearly 100 years after the publication of 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, ' The Sacred Wood, and The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot still suffers from the perception of being difficult to read. In this lively and accessible book, G. Douglas Atkins moves beyond the familiar 'deep' readings and challenges the familiar notion of Eliot as bent on escaping this world for the spiritual world. In line with the poet's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: T S Eliot; T S Eliot
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Douglas Atkins
ISBN: 9781137301321 1137301325 9781137301314 1137301317 9781283717496 1283717492
OCLC Number: 815957738
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Reading Literally, Reading Laterally --
Affirming Life's Newness and Joy:Turning and Acceptance in Ash-Wednesday --
Falling in Love and Reading Spinoza: Some Forms of Approach to 'Amalgamating Disparate Experience' --
The Gift Half Understood: Incarnation as 'Impossible Union, ' Way, and Intersection --
The Word, Words, and the World: Redeeming the Word, or Some Implications of Incarnation for Reading and Writing about Literature.
Responsibility: G. Douglas Atkins.

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By reading T.S. Eliot literally and laterally, and attending to his intra-textuality, G. Douglas Atkins challenges the familiar notion of Eliot as bent on escaping this world for the spiritual. This  Read more...

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"In this slim volume focusing on T. S. Eliot's poems in Ash-Wednesday and Four Quartets, Atkins proposes first to challenge the 'deep' reading of Eliot that finds meaning buried beneath symbols, and Read more...

 
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