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T.S. Eliot and the poetics of literary history

by Gregory S. Jay

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eliot, T. S. 1888-1965 -- Aesthetics.,
  • Poetry -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Poetics -- History -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGregory S. Jay.
    ContributionsEliot, T. S. 1888-1965.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43 Z6848 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 256 p. ;
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3159106M
    ISBN 10080711099X
    LC Control Number83000748

      Analysis of T. S. Eliot’s Plays By Nasrullah Mambrol on • (0). T. S. Eliot’s conservative dramaturgy is clearly expressed in his essay “Dialogue on Dramatic Poetry” in which he suggests that “genuine drama” displays “a tension between liturgy and realism.”To be sure, Eliot differed sharply from the advocates of Ibsenite realism, maintaining .   The result is a conclusive demonstration of how Eliot incorporated central Aristotelian dramatic principles into his view of literary history and criticism, and, similarly, how both Stevens and Woolf, through historically determined conceptual shifts, implicitly endorse and use formal affectivism and dramatic criteria, which, as may be expected.

    Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September – 4 January ) was a British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and “one of the twentieth century’s major poets”. He moved from his native United States to England in at the age of 25, settling, working, and marrying there. He was eventually naturalised as a British subject in at the age of 39, . Impossible Modernism reads the writings of German philosopher and critic Walter Benjamin (–) and Anglo-American poet and critic T. S. Eliot (–) to examine the relationship between literary and historical form during the modernist period. It focuses particularly on how they both resisted the forms of narration established by nineteenth-century .

    He is the author of The Sacred Marriage: Psychic Integration in “The Faerie Queene” and Aethereal Rumours: T. S. Eliot’s Physics and Poetics, as well as articles on Eliot and on Renaissance literature. He has served as president of the T. S. Eliot Society. Recently, he edited a collection of essays, T. S. Eliot and Christian Tradition (). The Poets T. S. Eliot () About the Poet Thomas Stearns Eliot, an American-born scholar, sophisticated eclectic, and poetic genius claimed by both the United States and England, is the twentieth century's touchstone author and critic.


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: T.S. Eliot and the Poetics of Literary History (): Jay, Gregory S.: BooksCited by: 6. Get this from a library. T.S. Eliot and the poetics of literary history. [Gregory S Jay; T S Eliot] -- Gregory Jay uses such approaches as psychoanalysis and deconstruction to examine the development of Eliot's ambivalent attitude toward past voices.

Eliot's primary struggle, Jay argues, was to. impersonal poetics. Eliot, T.S. "Tradition and the Individual Talent." In The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism ().

The essay in which Eliot writes, "The progress of an artist is a continual self-sacrifice, a continual extinction of personality. A Deconstruction Of T S Eliot Download A Deconstruction Of T S Eliot books, This study examines the deconstructive themes and methods which inform T.

Eliot's prose and poetry, and demonstrates that, long before Jacques Derrida intervened in the area of literary analysis, Eliot had already developed the principles now enshrined as.

T.S. Eliot, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, is one of the giants of modern literature, highly distinguished as a poet, literary critic, dramatist, and editor and publisher. In andwhile still a college student, he wrote “The Love Song of J.

Alfred Prufrock” and other poems that are landmarks in the history of literature. T.S. Eliot published his first poetic masterpiece, "The Love Song of J.

Alfred Prufrock," in Inhe wrote the poem "The Waste Land". Stephen Medcalf, Times Literary Supplement The story of the composition of Four Quartets, in relation to mysticism, constitutes one of the most interesting pages in modern literary history.

T.S. Eliot drew his inspiration not only from the literature of orthodox Christian mysticism and from a variety of Hindu and Buddhist sources, but also from. Looking for books by T.S. Eliot.

See all books authored by T.S. Eliot, including Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, and The Waste Land and Other Poems, and more on In his time T.S. Eliot established a new critical orthodoxy by which no major modern critic in England or America remained unaffected, but a decade has passed since his death and a generation or more since his extraordinary influence was at its height.

It has therefore seemed worth attempting a fresh historical revaluation of Eliot's critical achievement and the nine. Valerie Eliot, née Esmé Valerie Fletcher, is the widow and literary executor of the Nobel Prize–winning poet T.

became Eliot's second wife inand their marriage continued until his death in In addition to editing the first two volumes of the poet's letters, she has edited T. Eliot: The Waste Land, a Facsimile & Transcript of the Original Drafts.

Eliot: (Thomas Stearns Eliot), –, American-British poet and critic, b. Louis, Mo. One of the most distinguished literary figures of the 20th cent., T.

Eliot won the Nobel Prize in Literature. He studied at Harvard, the Sorbonne, and Oxford. In he established residence in London and in became a British subject. Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September – 4 January ) was an American-British poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor.

Born in St. Louis, Missouri, to a prominent Boston Brahmin family, he moved to England in at the age of 25 and went on to settle, work and marry there. He became a British subject in at the age of 39, subsequently. DJUNA BARNES AND T. ELIOT: THE POLITICS AND POETICS OF NIGHTWOOD1 GEORGETTE FLEISCHER The history of Nightwood is an embattled one.

Djuna Barnes began the novel emerging from a nine-year relationship with another American expatri. ate in Paris, the silverpoint artist Thelma Wood, during one of the most peripatetic periods of her life. T.S. Eliot - T.S.

Eliot - Later poetry and plays: Eliot’s masterpiece is Four Quartets, which was issued as a book inthough each “quartet” is a complete poem. “Burnt Norton” was the first of the quartets; it had appeared in the Collected Poems of It is a subtle meditation on the nature of time and its relation to eternity.

Morrison examines the legacy of the modernist poetics of Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot, as it relates to current theoretical orthodoxies, and traces its influence on the current crisis in post-structural literary s: 1. In literary history, this movement is a continuing dialectic, and the challenge and sanction of one series become the standard and poetics of the next, and provoke a new С and D into being It should be obvious that the critic producing the poetics or sanction may be, and often is, himself the author of the standard or chal-lenge poem.

Thomas Stearns Eliot, better known as T.S. Eliot, was an American-English poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about his life. T.S Eliot is considered as one of the most important modernist poets.

The content of his poem as well as his poetic style give elements of the modern movement that was famous during his time. In fact, modernism was viewed as “a rejection of traditional 19th-century norms, whereby artists, architects, poets and thinkers either altered or. ELIOT Thomas Stearns Eliot was born to a very distinguished New England family on Septemin St.

Louis, Missouri. His father, Henry Ware, was a very successful businessman and his mother, Charlotte Stearns Eliot, was a poetess.

For an account of the antagonism between Bloom and Eliot, see Gregory Jay, T. Eliot and the Poetics of Literary History (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Press, ), pp.

67– See Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar, ‘Tradition and the Female Talent’, in No Man’s Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century, vol. 1. Invisibility. In his monograph The Invisible Poet: T. S. Eliot, Hugh Kenner wrote that “there has been no more instructive, more coherent, or more distinguished literary career in this century, all of it carried on in the full view of the public, with copious explanations at every stage; and the darkness did not comprehend it” (xii).).

Alluding to JohnKenner describes Eliot. Poet, dramatist, critic and editor, T. S. Eliot was one of the defining figures of twentieth-century poetry. This edition of Collected Poems includes his verse from Prufrock and Other Observations () to Four Quartets (), and includes such literary landmarks as The Waste Land and Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats/5(9).

T. S. Eliot's contribution to a poetics of self is often difficult to appraise due to his daunting reputation as a modernist poet as well as his initiatory role in the founding of New Criticism. As the representative poet-critic of his age, Eliot emphasized impersonality and aesthetic formalism at the expense of subjectivity and life-experience.