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play, written in 1935, was "Murder in the Cathedral." The play was a verse drama about the murder of the Archbishop Thomas à Becket, and was a precursor of his other dramas. His play "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" written in 1939 was later adapted…
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detractors may have found in his Anglophilia. He leapt ahead with this anti-pretension with "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" (1939), a book of verse for children that was eventually adapted into the Broadway musical "Cats." As one might expect from his work…
Joseph Scarpelli T.S. Eliot wrote about times that were vacant and wasteful, which society had brought upon itself. In his poem titled Preludes, Eliot’s perception of modern civilization is of total destruction of all morality due to the lust…
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        In T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land you perceive many images from the writing style he uses. In lines 386 - 399 he writes: In this decayed hole among the mountains In the faint moonlight, the grass is singing Over the tumbled graves…
. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography** Eliot, T.S. "The Wasteland." T.S. Eliot: The Complete Poems and Plays. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World Incorporated, 1962. 37-55. Ellmann, Richard. "The First Waste Land-I." The New York Review of Books 17.8 (1971): 10- 16. Karr, Mary. "How…
Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in Missouri on September 26, 1888. He lived in St. Louis during the first eighteen years of his life and attended Harvard University. In 1910, he left the United States for the Sorbonne, having earned both undergraduate…
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SURREALISM AND T.S. ELIOT Surrealism is a dangerous word to use about the poet, playwright and critic T.S. Eliot, and certainly with his first major work, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock ". Eliot wrote…
Lit Essay T.S. Eliot. Question 13. Many poems work by leaving out, omitting connections, asking us to make bridges. Discuss the ways in which two or more poems ask for our collaboration to make meaning. T.S. Eliot believed in conveying…
and 'The Confidential Clerk' in 1953. The dialogue in his plays is written in a free, rhythmical verse pattern. Eliot won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1948 and other major literary awards. The author was married twice. He died on Jan. 4, 1965, in London. T.S. Eliot
Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) T.S. Eliot was a poet, critic, and an editor. He was a major figure in English poetry, famous for works such as “The Waste Land,” and “The Sacred Wood.” His critical essays helped to start a movement of literary…
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