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T.S. Eliot's Orchestra : Critical Essays on Poetry and Music - John Xiros Cooper

T.S. Eliot's Orchestra

Critical Essays on Poetry and Music

By: John Xiros Cooper (Editor)

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Published: 31st May 2000
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Nearly everyone who addresses T. S. Eliot's imaginative and critical work must acknowledge the importance of music in thematic and formal terms. This collection of original essays thoroughly explores this aspect of his work from a number of perspectives.

"Recommended for collections supporting work at the upper-division undergraduate level and above." -Choice

Series Editor's Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. xv
Eliot and Popular Musical Culturep. 1
A Jazz-Banjorine, Not a Lute: Eliot and Popular Music before The Waste Landp. 3
Culture, Race, Rhythm: Sweeney Agonistes and the Live Jazz Breakp. 25
Raising Life to a Kind of Art: Eliot and Music Hallp. 49
Protective Coloring: Modernism and Blackface Minstrelsy in the Bolo Poemsp. 65
Thinking with Your Ears: Rhapsody, Prelude, Song in Eliot's Early Lyricsp. 85
You Are the Musicp. 109
Eliot's Impossible Musicp. 111
Eliot's Ars Musica Poetica: Sources in French Symbolismp. 129
Eliot and the Composersp. 147
The Pattern from the Palimpsest: Convergences of Eliot, Tippett, and Shakespearep. 149
Movements in Time: Four Quartets and the Late String Quartets of Beethovenp. 179
"My God, What Has Sound Got to Do with Music?!" Interdisciplinarity in Eliot and Ivesp. 195
Benjamin Britten and T. S. Eliot: Entre Deux Guerres and Afterp. 215
Reading Aloud and Composing: Two Ways of Hearing a Poemp. 245
Orchestrating The Waste Land: Wagner, Leitmotiv, and the Play of Passionp. 267
A Tale of Two Artists: Eliot, Stravinsky, and Disciplinary (Im)Politicsp. 295
Checklist of Musical Settings of Eliot's Worksp. 335
Contributorsp. 341
Indexp. 345
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ISBN: 9780815325772
ISBN-10: 0815325770
Series: Border Crossings
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 31st May 2000
Publisher: GARLAND PUB
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.63
Edition Number: 1