Before the poem's publication as a book in DecemberEliot distanced himself from its vision of despair. He discovered Dante and heard talk of reviving poetic drama. Craig Rainein his books In Defence of T.
Have known the evenings, mornings, afternoons, I have measured out my life with coffee spoons; I know the voices dying with a dying fall Beneath the music from a farther room. Out of darkness, Eliot offers a solution: When Eliot and Hayward separated their household inHayward retained his collection of Eliot's papers, which he bequeathed to King's College, Cambridgein Post-war Europe under the Treaty of Versailles which Eliot despisedthe difficulty of hope and religious conversion, Eliot's failed marriage.
His mother, Charlotte Champe Stearns —wrote poetry and was a social workera new profession in the early 20th century. It's a combination of things. The philosopher Bertrand Russell took an interest in Vivienne while the newlyweds stayed in his flat.
The third, "The Dry Salvages," named for three small islands off the Massachusetts coast where Eliot vacationed in his youth, draws on his American experiences; and the fourth, "Little Gidding," derives from a visit to the site of a religious community, now an Anglican shrine, where the British king Charles I paused before he surrendered and went to his death.
After Vivien died in JanuaryEliot led a protected life as a flatmate of the critic John Hayward. But The Waste Land is not a simple contrast of the heroic past with the degraded present; it is, rather, a timeless simultaneous awareness of moral grandeur and moral evil.
William Eliot graduated from Harvard Divinity School, then moved toward the frontier. The poem is his interior monologue narrating his progress and praying for guidance.
He recovered and persisted, attaining a B. Four Quartets In Eliot concluded his Poems with "Burnt Norton," the first of what became the Four Quartets, an extended work that proved to be his poetic viaticum. It can be therefore read as the hasty rush of daily life, that no matter how much time there is, no matter how one thinks about it, there is always going to be enough.
And in the next stanza, time slows down again: In a private paper written in his sixties, Eliot confessed: Charles Whibley recommended T. He recovered and persisted, attaining a B.
After Eliot's death, the book was adapted as the basis of the musical Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webberfirst produced in London's West End in and opening on Broadway the following year.
A Study in Character and Style He would like to be something of a popular entertainer, and be able to think his own thoughts behind a tragic or a comic mask. Firstly, he had to overcome physical limitations as a child. The locations described can be interpreted either as actual physical experiences, mental recollections, or as symbolic images from the unconscious mind, as, for example, in the refrain "In the room the women come and go".
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T.S. Eliot, in full Thomas Stearns Eliot, (born September 26,St. 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 ().
A master of poetic syntax, a poet who shuddered to repeat himself, a dramatist of the terrors of the inner life (and of the evasions of conscience), Eliot remains one of the twentieth century's major poets.
Eliot stated that the title.
from Mann to Proust and so on. After hinting at the death of Christ. The Waste Land presents affinities with other important works of Modernism: the structure which breaks away with the canons of traditional poetry reminds us of James Joyce’s experimentation in novels-writing.
S. Eliot American-born British poet Eliot, perhaps the most significant of the new wave Also known as: Thomas Stearns Eliot (full name) Areas of achievement: Literature, scholarship Early Life fluence in Eliot’s life.
Pound identified “The Love Song. Thomas Eliot's paternal grandfather, William Greenleaf Eliot, had moved to St. Louis, a work that affected the course of Eliot's life.
The Harvard Advocate published some of his poems and he became lifelong friends with Conrad Aiken, The Letters of T.
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