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T. S. Eliot : A Literary Life - Tony Sharpe

T. S. Eliot

A Literary Life

Paperback Published: 31st October 1991
ISBN: 9780333452783
Number Of Pages: 189

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Taking advantage of the biographical material on Eliot which has appeared in recent years, this book is an assessment of his career as poet and critic, and of the contrary impulses which shaped it. It examines how a Missouri-born American became the most prominent English man of letters of his lifetime, and explores the elements of rebellion and conformity, secrecy and openness, which manifest themselves in Eliot's life and work.

Preface - Acknowledgements - Annotation and Abbreviation - The Paradoxes of Eliot: In my Beginning is my End - Before the Beginning: Home is where one starts from - 1914-1920: In my best mode oblique - 1921-1925: This is the Land: We have our Inheritance - 1926-1934: As we grow older/The World becomes stranger - 1935-1945: Not the intense moment/Isolated, with no before and after - After the End: My words echo/Thus in your mind 'There was something he said that I might have challenged' - Notes - Further reading - Index

ISBN: 9780333452783
ISBN-10: 033345278X
Series: Literary Lives
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 189
Published: 31st October 1991
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.17
Weight (kg): 0.26
Edition Number: 10