T. S. Elliot's "The Waste Land"


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This work argues that although "The Waste Land" demands close reading, the spirit of the old New Criticism works with inappropriate assumptions about unity and closed form. Many critics have tried to fix the text, to find hidden narratives and plots, spiritual guests and allegories of salvation. Instead, this reading sees the poem as resolutely open-ended, supporting this view with recent developments in Reader-Response criticism and Reception Theory. The study focuses on the way poetry sounds (or does not sound, cannot be ...

T. S. Elliot's "The Waste Land" 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138458444


T. S. Elliot's the Waste Land 2000, Prentice Hall

ISBN-13: 9780133207224

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T. S. Elliot's "The Waste Land" 1994, Prentice-Hall, London

ISBN-13: 9780745007380