Thomas Stearns Eliot: Poet
Cambridge University Press, 1994 - 387 pages
A. David Moody's Thomas Stearns Eliot: Poet was published to acclaim in 1979, with a successful paperback following in 1980. This carefully revised and corrected second edition, with a specially written preface and a new appendix, meets the demand for one of the classic studies of the twentieth century's best-known poet.
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The growth of the poets mind
19051912 An individual talent
19121922 Shall I at least set my lands in order?
Gerontion and the historical sense
19221930 Ordina questamore o tu che mami
The poet saved from himself
Patriot of fire
The Poet observed
A About the text of the poems
B The drafts of The Waste Land
C The Christian philosopher and politics between the wars
D The secret history of Four Quartets
Love through the lookingglass
19311939 The Word in the desert
The design of the drama
Dust in sunlight
Eliots dramatic verse
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