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The Waste Land - Community Reviews back

by T.S. Eliot, Michael North
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Khaleel
Khaleel rated it 6 years ago
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 7 years ago
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 7 years ago
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 7 years ago
To be re-read every three years. Or two. Or one.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 8 years ago
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...
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it 8 years ago
Great poem and great edition. As always, Norton is excellent at providing contextual materials and shitty at making covers that aren't ugly.
mayhap
mayhap rated it 8 years ago
I'm using this as the nearest edition to the iPad app from Faber and Touch Press, which is spectacular.
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM)
Eccentric Musings (jakaEM) rated it 9 years ago
I'm doing a line by line close reading of The Wasteland, because I have the utter gall and audacity to think that I may do some kind of review here. I don't know what that will look like, yet -- but I reckon if I make this note, some of the goodreaders might actually hold me to it.I'm through secti...
nobodhi
nobodhi rated it 9 years ago
the facsimile edition (published around 1969) of the original draft, with valerie eliot & ezra pound's mark-ups, indispensable : you get an impression of how much of the final was pound's edit ... fascinating study.
Barrita
Barrita rated it 13 years ago
No leo mucha poesía, pero cuando lo hago es T. S. Eliot.
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