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The Waste Land - T.S. Eliot, Michael North
The Waste Land
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The text of Eliot’s 1922 masterpiece is accompanied by thorough explanatory annotations as well as by Eliot’s own knotty notes, some of which require annotation themselves.For ease of reading, this Norton Critical Edition presents The Waste Land as it first appeared in the American edition (Boni... show more
The text of Eliot’s 1922 masterpiece is accompanied by thorough explanatory annotations as well as by Eliot’s own knotty notes, some of which require annotation themselves.For ease of reading, this Norton Critical Edition presents The Waste Land as it first appeared in the American edition (Boni & Liveright), with Eliot’s notes at the end. "Contexts" provides readers with invaluable materials on The Waste Land’s sources, composition, and publication history. "Criticism" traces the poem’s reception with twenty-five reviews and essays, from first reactions through the end of the twentieth century. Included are reviews published in the Times Literary Supplement, along with selections by Virginia Woolf, Gilbert Seldes, Edmund Wilson, Elinor Wylie, Conrad Aiken, Charles Powell, Gorham Munson, Malcolm Cowley, Ralph Ellison, John Crowe Ransom, I. A. Richards, F. R. Leavis, Cleanth Brooks, Delmore Schwartz, Denis Donoghue, Robert Langbaum, Marianne Thormählen, A. D. Moody, Ronald Bush, Maud Ellman, and Tim Armstrong. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are included.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780393974997 (0393974995)
ASIN: 393974995
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Khaleel
Khaleel rated it
حل عن الله تبعي ولووو , مو ناقص غير تقلي " ما أجمل صورة حذائها المنعكسة على سيراميك الحمام "
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it
5.0 The Waste Land
The Waste Land is one of the greatest works of poetry in the 20th century.Indeed, this poem passes every description, and goes beyond words. It's the truest, the prettiest, and the most touching poem ever. It's a magnificent depiction of our "modern" world which is sinking in a huge pool of mud. I...
elisas8
elisas8 rated it
2.0 The Waste Land
i'm having trouble choosing how many stars because pretty much all of this poem is over my head. but i like most of the language somehow anyway. i haven't read poetry in many years, and while this is supposed to be one of the most important poems of the 20th century, i probably shouldn't have star...
janeg
janeg rated it
To be re-read every three years. Or two. Or one.
Bettie's Books
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3.0 The Waste Land - A Norton Critical Edition
Sat 31/03/12: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01dvzg7/Afternoon_Drama_The_Waste_Land/Turn the wheel and look to Winward is quite the line bbc blurb - Roger McGough introduces requests for TS Eliot's groundbreaking modernist poem The Waste Land. First published in 1922, the programme draws upon...
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