Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

  • Word Unheard: A Guide Through Eliot's Four Quartets book cover

    Word Unheard

    A Guide Through Eliot's Four Quartets, 1st Edition

    By Harry Blamires

    Eliot’s Four Quartets is arguably the finest long poem in modern English literature. It is also one that presents considerable problems of interpretation. In Word Unheard, first published in 1969, Blamires aims to unravel some of these problems by guiding the reader line by line through the poem,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21
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  • The Waste Land book cover

    The Waste Land

    1st Edition

    By Grover Smith

    In this study, first published in 1983, Professor Smith makes the argument that although The Waste Land is analogous in form to a musical composition that it is actually made of its literary echoes. He calls these a ‘music of allusions’ and shows the resemblance of this music in its evocativeness…

    Paperback – 2017-05-28
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  • The English Eliot: Design, Language and Landscape in Four Quartets book cover

    The English Eliot

    Design, Language and Landscape in Four Quartets, 1st Edition

    By Steve Ellis

    This book, first published in 1991, supplies a neglected cultural context for T. S. Eliot’s writings of the 1930s and 1940s, particularly Four Quartets, and attempts to disprove the widespread belief in Eliot’s unproblematic commitment to England, and the ‘Englishness’. The book traces Eliot’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26
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  • Yeats, Eliot, Pound and the Politics of Poetry: Richest to the Richest book cover

    Yeats, Eliot, Pound and the Politics of Poetry

    Richest to the Richest, 1st Edition

    By Cairns Prof. Craig

    It has long been recognised that there is an apparently paradoxical relationship between the revolutionary poetic style developed by Yeats, Eliot and Pound in the period during and after the First World War, and the reactionary politics with which they were associated in the 1920s and 1930s.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
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  • T. S. Eliot and the Romantic Critical Tradition book cover

    T. S. Eliot and the Romantic Critical Tradition

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    By Edward Lobb

    Edward Lobb’s study, first published in 1981, is a thorough examination of Eliot’s relation to Romantic criticism. This title also makes extensive use of Eliot’s Clark Lectures on metaphysical poetry. Delivered in 1926, the lectures complete the picture of literary history set out in Eliot’s…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
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  • T. S. Eliot's Romantic Dilemma: Tradition's Anti-Traditional Elements book cover

    T. S. Eliot's Romantic Dilemma

    Tradition's Anti-Traditional Elements, 1st Edition

    By Eugenia M. Gunner

    The fact that Eliot disapproved of Romanticism is clear from his critical essays, where he often appears to reject it absolutely. However, Eliot’s understanding of the term and his appreciation of literature developed and altered greatly from his adolescence to his years of scholarly study, yet he…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
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  • The Poetry of T. S. Eliot book cover

    The Poetry of T. S. Eliot

    1st Edition

    By D. E. S. Maxwell

    In this fascinating and revealing book, first published in 1952, Maxwell shows the development of Eliot’s poetry and poetic thought in the light of his political and religious attachments. This study traces Eliot’s style from the earliest poems to the Quartets, and examines the characteristics of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
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  • T. S. Eliot: A Friendship book cover

    T. S. Eliot

    A Friendship, 1st Edition

    By Frederick Tomlin

    First published in 1988. Fredrick Tomlin and T. S. Eliot were friends for almost thirty-four years. What emerges from Fredrick Tomlin’s memories and the many letters which passed between them is a private Eliot, seen only by his closest family and a trusted few. Tomlin evokes the man as he was –…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
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  • T. S. Eliot Between Two Worlds: A Reading of T. S. Eliot's Poetry and Plays book cover

    T. S. Eliot Between Two Worlds

    A Reading of T. S. Eliot's Poetry and Plays, 1st Edition

    By David Ward

    The basis of this critical examination of Eliot’s work, first published in 1973, is the investigation of his transmutation of this and other philosophical, mythological and religious motives into the textures of his verse. This book focuses on Eliot’s peculiar eclectic approach to what he described…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
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  • Poetry and Belief in the Work of T. S. Eliot book cover

    Poetry and Belief in the Work of T. S. Eliot

    1st Edition

    By Kristian Smidt

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23
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    Routledge Library Editions: T. S. Eliot

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This set reissues 10 books on T. S. Eliot originally published between 1952 and 1991. The volumes examine many of Eliot’s most respected works, including his Four Quartets and The Waste Land. As well as exploring Eliot’s work, this collection also provides a comprehensive analysis of the man behind…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
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