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Freer, Scott 1967-

Works: 3 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 1,034 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Academic theses  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Author, htt
Classifications: PN56.M54, 809.9112
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Most widely held works by Scott Freer
Religion and myth in T.S. Eliot's poetry( )

9 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.S. Eliot was arguably the most important poet of the twentieth century. Nonetheless, there remains much scope for reconsidering the content, form and expressive nature of Eliot's religious poetry, and this edited collection pays particular attention to the multivalent spiritual dimensions of his popular poems, such as 'The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock', 'The Waste Land', 'Journey of the Magi', 'The Hollow Men', and 'Choruses' from The Rock. Eliot's sustained popularity is an intriguing cultural phenomenon, given that the religious voice of Eliot's poetry is frequently antagonistic towards
Modernist mythopoeia : the twilight of the gods by Scott Freer( Book )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Were all Modernists either skeptical or reactionary in matters of Christian belief? How can we express ideas of the sacred distinct from religious commitment? Modernist Mythopoeia: The Twilight of the Gods argues that the experimental modernist form of mythopoeia was directed towards expressing a range of poetic perspectives that fall between material secularism and dogmatic religion. Modernist mythopoeia is a literary means of eschewing the language of certainty while giving voice to the nature and function of transcendence in a post-religious context. As a comparative study, Scott Freer offers fresh readings on a range of key trans-Atlantic modernist texts, whilst considering their various mythopoeic method or vision: Nietzsche's Thus Spake Zarauthustra, T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis, Hilda Doolittle's Trilogy, D.H. Lawrence's Birds, Beasts and Flowers!, and Wallace Stevens' Harmonium. The 'twilight' of modernist mythopoeia is the nuanced and complex way of a godless aesthetic, for it accommodates various shades of secularity and religiosity and brings an inconclusiveness to the mysteries of human existence to be embraced and poeticized. The book is a timely addition to the 'post-secular' debate as well as to the 'return of religion' in modernist studies."--
The mythical method : Eliot's 'The waste land' and A Canterbury tale (1944) by Scott Freer( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.07 for Religion a ... to 0.76 for The mythic ...)

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