Largely considered as some of the most vital and influential poets of the 20 th century, T. S. Eliot was once additionally super prolific. T. S. Eliot: The modern experiences is a testomony to either those points of Eliot's paintings. In it, Jewel Spears Brooker offers the main accomplished accumulating of newspaper and journal studies of Eliot's paintings ever assembled. It contains stories from either American and British journals. Brooker expands at the significant subject matters of the studies and indicates how the reports themselves motivated not just Eliot, but additionally literary historical past within the 20th century.

Note: The record of participants during this quantity is sizeable. indexed, for my part, are the 20 so much proper contributors.

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Eliot has made two notable additions to the list. And he has placed his people in contemporary settings, which is much more difficult than to render them with mediaeval romantic trappings. If it is permitted to make comparison with a different art, let me say that he has used con´ temporary detail very much as Velazquez used contemporary detail in Las Meninas; the cold gray-green tones of the Spanish painter have, it seems to me, an emotional value not unlike the emotional value of Mr. Eliot’s rhythms, and of his vocabulary.

M. Parsons, writing in the Spectator, claimed that Mr. ” Edwin Muir emphasized the play’s “intellectual scheme,” and James xxx Laughlin commented on Eliot’s evolution as an artist. The American reviews were substantial and lavish. , was enthusiastic. It is a triumph of poetic genius that out of such actionless material—the mere conflict of a mind with itself—a play so deeply moving, and so exciting, should have been written; and so rich, moreover, in the various language of humanity. . in the play Eliot has become human, and tender, with a tenderness and a humanity which have nowhere else in our time found such beauty of form.

Aiken, Selected Letters, p. 38. 6. Quotations from reviews contained in this volume are not separately documented. 7. Eliot, “The Metaphysical Poets,” Selected Essays (1932) (New York: Harcourt Brace, 1950), 241–50. 8. The reviews of Three Critical Essays are included in this volume with the reviews of The Sacred Wood, pp. 51–73. 9. 178. 10. For an account of the history behind the publication of the poem, see “Introduction,” The Waste Land: A Facsimile and Transcript of the Original Drafts Including the Annotations of Ezra Pound, ed.

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