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A Companion to T. S. Eliot

Εκδότης: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9781118647097
Σειρά βιβλίου: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
Αριθμός Σελίδων: 504
Διαστάσεις: 25x2x17
Έτος Έκδοσης: 2014

Σύνοψη του βιβλίου "A Companion to T. S. Eliot"

Reflecting the surge of critical interest in Eliot renewed in recent years, A Companion to T.S. Eliot introduces the 'new' Eliot to readers and educators by examining the full body of his works and career. Leading scholars in the field provide a fresh and fully comprehensive collection of contextual and critical essays on his life and achievement. * It compiles the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment available of Eliot's work and career * It explores the powerful forces that shaped Eliot as a writer and thinker, analyzing his body of work and assessing his oeuvre in a variety of contexts: historical, cultural, social, and philosophical * It charts the surge in critical interest in T.S. Eliot since the early 1990s * It provides an illuminating insight into a poet, writer, and critic who continues to define the literary landscape of the last century

Κατηγορία: δοκίμια-μελέτες
Σειρά βιβλίου: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
ISBN: 9781118647097
Ημερ/νία έκδοσης: 30/11/2014
Εκδότης: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Εξώφυλλο: Paperback / softback
Σελίδες: 504
Συντελεστές: Edited by: David E. Chinitz
Τόπος έκδοσης: New York
Χώρα έκδοσης: United States
Βάρος βιβλίου: 1318 gr
Διαστάσεις βιβλίου: 25x2x17 cm


Notes on Contributors viii Preface xiv Acknowledgments xvi Abbreviations Used for Works by T. S. Eliot xvii Part I: Influences 1 1 The Poet and the Pressure Chamber: Eliot's Life 3 Anthony Cuda 2 Eliot's Ghosts: Tradition and its Transformations 15 Sanford Schwartz 3 T. S. Eliot and the Symbolist City 27 Barry J. Faulk 4 Not One, Not Two: Eliot and Buddhism 40 Christina Hauck 5 Yes and No: Eliot and Western Philosophy 53 Jewel Spears Brooker 6 A Vast Wasteland? Eliot and Popular Culture 66 David E. Chinitz 7 Mind, Myth, and Culture: Eliot and Anthropology 79 Marc Manganaro 8 "Where are the eagles and the trumpets?": Imperial Decline and Eliot's Development 91 Vincent Sherry Part II: Works 105 9 Searching for the Early Eliot: Inventions of the March Hare 107 Jayme Stayer 10 Prufrock and Other Observations: A Walking Tour 120 Frances Dickey 11 Disambivalent Quatrains 133 Jeffrey M. Perl 12 "Gerontion": The Mind of Postwar Europe and the Mind(s) of Eliot 145 Edward Brunner 13 "Fishing, with the arid plain behind me": Diffi culty, Deferral, and Form in The Waste Land 157 Michael Coyle 14 The Enigma of "The Hollow Men" 168 Elisabeth Daumer 15 Sweeney Agonistes: A Sensational Snarl 179 Christine Buttram 16 "Having to construct": Dissembly Lines in the "Ariel" Poems and Ash-Wednesday 191 Tony Sharpe 17 "The inexplicable mystery of sound": Coriolan, Minor Poems, Occasional Verses 204 Gareth Reeves 18 Coming to Terms with Four Quartets 216 Lee Oser 19 "Away we go": Poetry and Play in Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats 228 Sarah Bay-Cheng 20 Eliot's 1930s Plays: The Rock, Murder in the Cathedral, and The Family Reunion 239 Randy Malamud 21 Eliot's "Divine" Comedies: The Cocktail Party, The Confidential Clerk, and The Elder Statesman 251 Carol H. Smith 22 Taking Literature Seriously: Essays to 1927 263 Leonard Diepeveen 23 He Do the Critic in Different Voices: The Literary Essays after 1927 275 Richard Badenhausen 24 In Times of Emergency: Eliot's Social Criticism 287 John Xiros Cooper Part III: Contexts 299 25 Eliot's Poetics: Classicism and Histrionics 301 Lawrence Rainey 26 T. S. Eliot and Something Called Modernism 311 Ann Ardis 27 Confl ict and Concealment: Eliot s Approach to Women and Gender 323 Cyrena Pondrom 28 Eliot and "Race": Jews, Irish, and Blacks 335 Bryan Cheyette 29 "The pleasures of higher vices": Sexuality in Eliot's Work 350 Patrick Query 30 "An occupation for the saint": Eliot as a Religious Thinker 363 Kevin J. H. Dettmar 31 Eliot's Politics 376 Michael Levenson 32 Keeping Critical Thought Alive: Eliot's Editorship of the Criterion 388 Jason Harding 33 Making Modernism: Eliot as Publisher 399 John Timberman Newcomb 34 Eliot and the New Critics 411 Gail McDonald 35 "T. S. Eliot rates socko!": Modernism, Obituary, and Celebrity 423 Aaron Jaffe 36 Eliot's Critical Reception: "The quintessence of twenty-fi rst-century poetry" 436 Nancy K. Gish 37 Radical Innovation and Pervasive Infl uence: The Waste Land 449 James Longenbach Bibliography of Works by T. S. Eliot 460 Index 463

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