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The Waste Land and Other Poems


Publisher:Harcourt, Brace and Co.



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88pp , IN ENGLISH, ABOUT THE AUTHOR :: Thomas Stearns Eliot , known as TS Eliot (St. Louis , Missouri, September 26, 1888 - London, January 4, 1965 ) was a poet , playwright and literary critic Anglo-American . It represented one of the summits of poetry in the English language of the twentieth century. Eliot was born in the United States and moved to the UK in 1914 , with 25 years . It became a British citizen in 1927 , with 39. About nationality and the role of the latter in his work , said: " [ My poetry ] would not have been the same if you were born in England , nor had he remained in the United States. It's a combination of things . . But in its sources, in its emotional currents , comes from the US " The critic Edmund Wilson Eliot said :" It is one of our authentic only poets '. In 1948 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature " for his outstanding and pioneering contribution to modern poetry .Dejando apart the intellectualism of which he is often accused (often as a way to contrast his figure to his contemporaries Dylan Thomas and WH Auden , poets more purely lyrical ) , the poetry of TS Eliot has three fundamental aspects , facets apparently contradictory to each other , but the great artist harmonized wisely. The first , a very sui generis humorous vein . The author was very fond of satirical trifle and ironic, visible joke book as the first published in 1917 , Prufrock and Other Observations , or The Book of Practical Cats (1939 ) , which is based the famous musical Cats, Andrew Lloyd Weber. Second, the seized or literary avant-garde experimentalism ; 15 not in vain, by Wallace Stevens and Ezra Pound, was the great representative of English modernism (see Anglo modernism ) , which has nothing to do with our "modernism" : The Waste Land . Her third facet is undoubtedly the religious and meditative . The transcendent and penitential tone acquires a huge presence throughout his work, and the meeting of disparate elements ( the tradition and nove

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