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The Waste Land and Other Poems - T. S. Eliot
The Waste Land and Other Poems
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This volume includes the title poem as well as “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” “Gerontion,” “Ash Wednesday,” “Sweeney Among the Nightingales,” and other poems from Eliot’s early and middle work. “Eliot has left upon English poetry a mark more unmistakable than that of any other poet... show more
This volume includes the title poem as well as “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” “Gerontion,” “Ash Wednesday,” “Sweeney Among the Nightingales,” and other poems from Eliot’s early and middle work. “Eliot has left upon English poetry a mark more unmistakable than that of any other poet writing in English” (Edmund Wilson).
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156948777 (015694877X)
ASIN: 015694877X
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Co.
Pages no: 88
Edition language: English
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0
There is power in these poems. Religion, death, war, humor, family love. Eliot is one those authors that is taught in both American and English literature courses. I always see him as British. “In the room, the women come and go/Talking of Michelangelo” Eliot’s lines from Prufrock remind me of ho...
TheBecks
TheBecks rated it
3.5 starsI have wanted to read The Waste Land since seeing various quotes taken from it strewn throughout Stephen King's works. My favorites are "I will show you fear in a handful of dust." and "This is how the world ends / Not with a bang, but with a whimper."Those quotes have always given me a lit...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
I'm not really a huge fan of poetry, unless it happens to be funny or to be accompanied by music. But, Eliot isn't bad if you read him like a playscript. It helps, really.
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