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T. S. Eliot and American Philosophy

The Harvard Years

by Manju Jain

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry & poets: from c 1900 -,
  • Poetry,
  • English,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • British Isles,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Eliot, T. S.--(Thomas Stearns),--1888-1965--Philosophy,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism-English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Poetry / Single Author / British & Irish,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • Philosophy in literature,
  • Philosophy, American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7748107M
    ISBN 100521604397
    ISBN 109780521604390
    OCLC/WorldCa81252036

      THE POLITICS OF T.S. ELIOT. in his little book 7he Idea of a Christian Society, Eliot exhorted liberals and socialists, as war with the Axis powers was imminent, tbat'The term 'democr a cy. Russell Kirk () was the author of some thirty-two books, hundreds of periodical essays, and many short stories. Both Time and Newsweek have described him as one of America’s leading thinkers, and The New York Times acknowledged the scale of his influence when in it wrote that Dr. Kirk’s book The Conservative Mind “gave American conservatives an identity and a genealogy.

    It was around this time that T.S. Eliot began a lifelong friendship with American poet Ezra Pound, who immediately recognized Eliot’s poetic genius and worked to publish his work. The first poem of this period, and the first of Eliot’s important works, was The Lovesong of .   Even now, if you were to ask readers to name the 20th century’s greatest poem, at least among those written in English, the answer would almost certainly be T.S. Eliot’s “The Waste Land.

    T.S. Eliot Biographical T homas Stearns Eliot () was born in St. Louis, Missouri, of an old New England family. He was educated at Harvard and did graduate work in philosophy at the Sorbonne, Harvard, and Merton College, Oxford. Whenever we hear anyone say that Eliot “flirted with fascism,” we may be sure the speaker does not know anything about it. Two books clarified Eliot’s views on the subject some four decades ago: T. S. Eliot’s Social Criticism, by Roger Kojecky and Kirk’s Eliot and .


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Eliot, in full Thomas Stearns Eliot, (born SeptemSt. Louis, Missouri, U.S.—died January 4,London, England), American-English poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor, a leader of the Modernist movement in poetry in such works as The Waste Land () and Four Quartets ().

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Eliot's Harvard years traces the genesis of his major literary, religious, and intellectual preoccupations in his early work as a student of philosophy, and.

Manju Jain's innovative study of T. Eliot's Harvard years traces the genesis of his early work as a student of philosophy and explores its influence on his poetic and critical practice.

The philosophical debates (and Eliot's work as he grappled with them) point forward to important issues in Price: $ Reflective Journey of T.S. Eliot: From Philosophy to Poetry by Syed Ahmad Raza Abidi To remember T.S.

Eliot is also to recapitulate the entire ethos of a century because in writing himself he wrote his times more than anyone else. He reconstructed the poetry; there is mixture of thought, feeling and vision.

Born in Missouri on SeptemT. Eliot is the author of The Waste Land, which is now considered by many to be the most influential poetic work of the twentieth century. Buy T. Eliot and American Philosophy: The Harvard Years by Manju Jain (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Manju Jain. T.S. Eliot published his first poetic masterpiece, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," in Inhe wrote the poem "The Waste Land" while recovering from : T.S.

Eliot (Septem –January 4, ) was an American-born poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, and critic. One of the most eminent modernists, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in “for his outstanding, pioneer contributions to present-day poetry.”.

The allusion is pertinent to Eliot's personal philosophy, for he was the sole Christian holdout among lapsed believers, atheists, and agnostics of his literary circle. The final voice is that of the ill-fated Fisher King, a vegetating authority figure who reigns over a sterile land.

Thomas Stearns Eliot, better known as T.S. Eliot, was an American-English poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about his life. The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot The Waste Land is a long poem by T.

Eliot, widely regarded as one of the most important poems of the 20th century and a central work of modernist poetry. Published inthe line poem first appeared in the United Kingdom in the October issue of Eliot's The Criterion and in the United States in the November /5. Born in Missouri on SeptemT.

Eliot is the author of The Waste Land, which is now considered by many to be the most influential poetic work of the twentieth century. - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

T.S. Eliot - T.S. Eliot - Later poetry and plays: Eliot’s masterpiece is Four Quartets, which was issued as a book inthough each “quartet” is a complete poem.

“Burnt Norton” was the first of the quartets; it had appeared in the Collected Poems of It is a subtle meditation on the nature of time and its relation to eternity.

Project MUSE is delighted to announce that The Complete Prose of T. Eliot: The Critical Edition, Volume 2, The Perfect Critic, –, edited by Anthony Cuda and Ronald Schuchard, was awarded the Modernist Studies Association Book Prize for an Edition, Anthology, or Essay Collection.

“Will set in motion a golden era of Eliot scholarship.”—. T.S. Eliot (), American-British poet and literary critic, author of Prufrock and Other Observations () won numerous awards and honours in his lifetime, including the Nobel Prize for Literature in His early and experimental poetical works depict a bleak and barren soullessness, often in spare yet finely crafted modern verse.

Eliot () as a poet and critic came to define the modernist movement and still dominates the literary landscape of the last century. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri to a prominent local family. He attended Harvard.

Manju Jain's innovative study of T. S. Eliot's Harvard years traces the genesis of his major literary, religious and intellectual preoccupations in his early work as a student of philosophy, and explores its influence on his poetic and critical practice.

His concerns were located within the mainstream of Harvard philosophical debates, especially in relation to the controversy of science versus.It’s a life’s work fathoming Eliot’s poems.

Why not? It was a life work to write them; to weave the threads of memory, history, family experience, religion and philosophy into self-study.T. S. Eliot: (Thomas Stearns Eliot), –, American-British poet and critic, b.

St. Louis, Mo. One of the most distinguished literary figures of the 20th cent., T. S. Eliot won the Nobel Prize in Literature. He studied at Harvard, the Sorbonne, and Oxford. In he established residence in London and in became a British subject.