Discovering Modernism: T. S. Eliot and His Context


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A study of a literary success, and the forces that combine to create a successful literary movement, Discovering Modernism places T.S. Eliot in his cultural context to discover why his poetry and criticism answered the needs of a particular moment. Menand's analysis, which includes a reevaluation of the influence of Eliot's doctoral dissertation if philosophy on his later work, yields fresh readings of some familiar features of Elito's style--the use of literary allusion, the valorization of "tradition," the critical ...

Discovering Modernism: T. S. Eliot and His Context 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195159929

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Discovering Modernism: T.S. Eliot and His Context 1986, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195040692