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By David E. Chinitz

Reflecting the surge of serious curiosity in Eliot renewed lately, A significant other to T.S. Eliot introduces the 'new' Eliot to readers and educators by means of analyzing the total physique of his works and occupation. best students within the box offer a clean and entirely complete number of contextual and demanding essays on his existence and success. It compiles the main complete and up to date remedy to be had of Eliot's paintings and careerIt explores the strong forces that formed Eliot as a author and philosopher, reading his physique of labor and assessing his oeuvre in a number of contexts: historic, cultural, social, and philosophicalIt charts the surge in serious curiosity in T.S. Eliot because the early 1990sIt presents an illuminating perception right into a poet, author, and critic who keeps to outline the literary panorama of the final century

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As the strain wore on him, he took to living outside of London for part of the week, commuting into the city to attend to his publishing responsibilities and assume his fire-watching duties from the roof of the Faber office building. In the midst of it all, the second volume of his long “war” poem, “East Coker,” appeared in 1940; “The Dry Salvages” in 1941; “Little Gidding” in 1942; and the Four Quartets as a whole, “[t]he complete consort dancing together,” later in the same year (CPP 144). The Smiling Public Man, 1943–1965 After the war ended Eliot returned to live full-time in London and shared a flat at 19 Carlyle Mansions with John Hayward, an avid bibliophile and exacting literary editor whose opinions he deeply valued.

Faulk Symbolism and the City T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, modernism’s most celebrated global text, presumes that the history of the planet can be situated within the world city of London. As Joseph McLaughlin observes, the poem depicts the metropolis as Eliot experienced it: as “a linguistic and cultural Babel, an urban jungle, and both the heart and frontier of Empire” (25). The increasing globalization of culture, enabled by the rise of European imperialism, is the social foundation of this epic vision.

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