T s eliot's the waste land is full of references to other literary works seamus perry takes a look at four of the most important literary presences in the poem: shakespeare, dante, james joyce and william blake. 't s eliot as a critic' besides being a poet, playwright and publisher, t s eliot (1888-1965) was one of the most seminal critics of his time.
The eliot society will award a prize at its annual meeting to the best seminar paper presented by an early-career scholar graduate students and recent phds who attend a seminar are eligible (degree received within the past four years for those not yet employed in a tenure-track position the past two years for those holding tenure-track positions.
During the tenure of his norton year at harvard he separated from vivien, but would not consider divorce because of his anglican beliefs t s eliot (1984), and lyndall gordon, eliot's new life (1988), are extremely useful, supplemented by smaller specialized studies such as john soldo,.
T s eliot’s “the wasteland” was the voice of a disillusioned generation and reflected a world in disarray this lecture will consider that conversion with three interlinked questions in mind: from what was he converted why did he convert what was the immediate effect of that conversion.
Consider how ts eliot positions the reader to understand the complex nature of alienation in his poem the preludes through his poem, the preludes, ts eliot positions the reader to understand the complex nature of alienation and isolation.