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religious quest in the poetry of T.S. Eliot

Caroline Phillips

religious quest in the poetry of T.S. Eliot

by Caroline Phillips

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eliot, T. S. 1888-1965 -- Religion.,
  • Religious poetry, American -- History and criticism.,
  • Mysticism in literature.,
  • God in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [95]-97) and index.

    StatementCaroline Phillips.
    SeriesStudies in art and religious interpretation ;, v. 14
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43 Z8137 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102 p. ;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1112570M
    ISBN 10077349152X
    LC Control Number94038440

    In T. S. Eliot’s Dialectical Imagination, Jewel Spears Brooker argues that two of the principles that Eliot absorbed as a PhD student at Harvard and Oxford were to become permanent features of his mind, grounding his lifelong quest for wholeness and .   Source of book: I own the complete poems of T. S. Eliot. Probably most of us who received a typical education ended up reading “The Hollow Men,” and at least a bit of The Waste Land. If nothing else stuck with us, we can at least recognize “This is the way the world will end / not with a bang but a : Diary of an Autodidact.

    T.S. Eliot and Religious Liberalism Unity In Diversity: T.S. Eliot and Religious Liberalism is a critical examination of Eliot's search to discover meaning and unity in his life. Through an examination of his published work, especially the poetry, this spiritual quest is detailed with full illustrations from the poems.5/5(1). T.S. Eliot’s “Four Quartets” is highly personal, uniquely-fashioned religious poetry. This wordless realm into which Eliot takes us is the region of dreams, the numinous, the collective unconscious. He wishes us to plunge into the experience instead of simply pondering the meaning.

    This book presents a reading of T. S. Eliot's poetry, prose, criticism, and drama, with particular reference to the nature of his response to the influence of Percy Shelley in his own work. Not just a book on literary criticism, this book is also an insightful study of Eliot's spiritual life. It focuses on Eliot's Christian faith and the role it played in molding his responses to the writers. The Waste Land is a long poem by T. S. Eliot, widely regarded as one of the most important poems of the 20th century and a central work of modernist poetry. Published in , the line poem first appeared in the United Kingdom in the October issue of Eliot's The Criterion and in the United States in the November issue of The Dial/5.


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