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Creator: T.S. Eliot Publication Yr: 1997
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Dover Books on Literature and Drama: The Sacred Wooden and Main Early Essays…

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A part of T. S. Eliot’s lofty standing amongst 20th-century poets is instantly attributable to his huge data and deep appreciation of his literary predecessors. The significance of Eliot’s position as an erudite critic of literary and cultural issues can’t be overstated. With the l920 publication of The Sacred Wooden his popularity as a vital pressure was established. In his first assortment of essays, Eliot defines the critic’s position as one “to see literature steadily and to see it entire … not as consecrated by time, however to see one of the best work of our time and one of the best work of twenty-five hundred years in the past with the identical eyes.” Eliot turns his penetrating gaze on such authors as Swinburne, Blake, Dante, and Ben Jonson on this assortment of provocative essays. He additionally considers “Hamlet and His Issues,” “The Risk of Poetic Drama,” and most importantly, “Custom and the Particular person Expertise.” Along with the entire essays in The Sacred Wooden, this quantity contains 4 options that initially appeared in The Instances Literary Complement “Homage to John Dryden,” “Poets on Poetry,” “The Metaphysical Poets,” and “Andrew Marvell.” Taken collectively, these items provide exceptional insights into Eliot’s concepts on poetry and poets, the character and position of literature and drama, and the operate of criticism.

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Writer Dover Publications, Integrated
ISBN-10 0486299368
ISBN-13 9780486299365
eBay Product ID (ePID) 704813

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Format Commerce Paperback
Publication Yr 1997
Creator T.S. Eliot
Language English

Weight 6.2 Oz
Width 5.5in.
Size eight.5in.

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Age Stage Commerce
Variety of Pages 144 Pages
Lc Classification Quantity Pn511.E44 1998
Lccn 98-007702

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