He is known for infusing poetry with high intellectualism and is regarded by many as the most erudite poet of his time in the English language.
Vivienne was committed to the Northumberland House mental hospital, Stoke Newingtoninand remained there until she died. Sweet Thames, run softly, till I end my song. As John Paul Pritchard explains: Of his early work, Eliot has said: Once he learned to read, the young boy immediately became obsessed with books and was absorbed in tales depicting savages, the Wild West, or Mark Twain 's thrill-seeking Tom Sawyer.
In the early s, by then in failing health, Eliot worked as an editor for the Wesleyan University Pressseeking new poets in Europe for publication. John of the Cross and Julian of Norwich.
The wholeness is there, from the very beginning. On 15 Novemberhe wrote to Richard Aldingtonsaying, "As for The Waste Land, that is a thing of the past so far as I am concerned and I am now feeling toward a new form and style. This is a feat at least as difficult as it sounds, and if the poem succeeds in it, it is because, however much it remembers previous deaths by drowning, it creates its own life against its own thrust of questioning.
He was no longer amused by the reverence with which they were received. I consider myself fortunate to have been born here, rather than in Boston, or New York, or London.
From to he was back at Harvard, reading Indian philosophy and studying Sanskrit.
Although Eliot did not finish the play, he did publish two scenes from the piece. This work led to the award to Eliot, inof the Nobel Prize for Literature. She wanted to enjoy life, found Eliot inhibiting and inhibited, yet worshipped him He would like to be something of a popular entertainer, and be able to think his own thoughts behind a tragic or a comic mask.
Just as Eliot never accepted the statement that The Waste Land represented "the disillusionment of a generation," Braybrooke submits, he would never admit that his use of broken images "meant a separation from belief, since for him doubts and certainties represented varieties of belief.
Although Eliot noted that this was not intended to be a one-act play, it is sometimes performed as one. Vivienne was committed to the Northumberland House mental hospital, Stoke Newingtoninand remained there until she died.
And yet to outward appearance a correct man, a conventional man, an infinitely polite man—in brief, a gentleman.
It would not come. What he does in them can be taken no further What lies below experience is ascesis or dark night.
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S. Eliot - Poet - Born in Missouri on September 26,T. S. Eliot is the author of The Waste Land, which is now considered by many to be the most influential poetic work of the twentieth century. When T. S. Eliot died, wrote Robert Giroux, "the world became a lesser place." Certainly the most imposing poet of his time, Eliot was revered by Igor Stravinsky "not only as a great sorcerer of words but as the very key keeper of the language.".
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All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes. T S Eliot Thomas Stearns Eliot was born on September 26,in St. Louis, Missouri, the seventh and last child of Henry Ware Eliot, a brick manufacturer, and Charlotte (Stearns) Eliot, who was active in social.
T. S. Eliot - Poet - Born in Missouri on September 26,T. S. Eliot is the author of The Waste Land, which is now considered by many to be the most influential poetic work of the twentieth century.Download