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T.S. Eliot

Author: Craig Raine
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Lives and legacies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, the twentieth century's most famous poet and its most influential literary arbiter, T.S. Eliot has long been thought to be an obscure and difficult poet--forbiddingly learned, maddeningly enigmatic. Now, in this brilliant exploration of T.S. Eliot's work, prize-winning poet Craig Raine reveals that, on the contrary, Eliot's poetry (and drama and criticism) can be seen as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Raine, Craig.
T.S. Eliot.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)607875055
Named Person: T S Eliot; T S Eliot; T S Eliot; Thomas S Eliot; Eliot, T. S <1888-1965> - (Thomas Stearns); T S Eliot
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Craig Raine
ISBN: 0195309936 9780195309935
OCLC Number: 65340998
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2007.
Description: xxi, 202 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction : Eliot and the buried life --
The failure to live --
Eliot as classicist : the enquiry into feelings --
The waste land --
Four quartets --
The drama --
The criticism.
Series Title: Lives and legacies.
Responsibility: Craig Raine.
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The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, the twentieth century's most famous poet and its most influential literary arbiter, TS Eliot has long been thought to be an obscure and difficult poet -  Read more...

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This is a thoughtful book on a thorny subject. John Montague, Irish Times (Dublin) The book is excellent on the influence on Eliot of Jules Laforge, and has a poet's astute ear for the stray effects Read more...

 
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