This title, first published in 1961, explores the general background of attitudes, beliefs and ideas from which Eliot’s works have originated. This study examines the influences of Eliot’s work, and includes Eliot’s personal views as told to the author. The book also looks at technique, structure and imagery of his poetry. This title will be of interest to students of literature.
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Background and Influences 2. The Views of the Critic 3. Poetic Belief 4. Point of View in Eliot’s Poetry 5. Technique and Thought 6. Appearance 7. Reality (Part One) 8. Reality (Part Two) 9. Eliot’s Synthesis; General Index; Index of Works by T. S. Eliot