Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He moved to England in 1914 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965.
If you've only read his poetry and drama, I recommend checking out his prose.
When I was in graduate school Eliot was considered the great literary critic of the twentieth century, the person who set the tone .
Obviously "Tradition and the Individual Talent" is a necessary read for any student of Twentieth Century poetic theory.
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Simply the best essayist I have ever read. Even if you disagree with his critical and/or cultural theory, you will be drawn in by his prose and inspired to re-evaluate how you... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Ben
An excellent collection of T.S. Eliot's prose--a prose that sparkles with all the wit, intelligence, and feeling that Eliot pours into his poetry. Read morePublished on January 3, 2011 by Amazon Customer
Wonderful book, a treasure; it arrived quickly and in beautiful shape. I highly recommend this book.Published on February 22, 2008 by Celtic Lady