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The Waste Land and Other Poems Few Readers Need Any Introduction To The Work Of The Most Influential Poet Of The Twentieth Century In Addition To The Title Poem, This Selecion Includes The Love Song Of J Alfred Prufrock , Gerontion , Ash Wednesday , And Other Poems From Mr Eliot S Early And Middle Work In Ten Years Time, Wrote Edmund Wilson In Axels Castle , Eliot Has Left Upon English Poetry A Mark Unmistakable Than That Of Any Other Poet Writing In English In Mr Eliot Was Awarded The Nobel Prize For His Work As Trail Blazing Pioneer Of Modern Poetry



10 thoughts on “The Waste Land and Other Poems

  1. says:

    Eliot is such a pompous old fart, how could anyone not love him When I was still in high school if you wanted to be in the group of people who had any pretensions as intellectuals or whatever else it was we had pretensions of Eliot was de rigueur I know large slabs of this poem by heart and when I worked as a house painter would quote it at length at the t


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    My ode to T.S EliotT S Eliot, You walked among the starsIn your words, light trails blazing.Master of the modern,Ruler of the poetic.There is, and was, no poet to compare.Your mythology and legend stand immense.Behold the waste land of the world,Behold the glorious prose of a world shaker.Though some have called thee,Mighty and dreadful plagiarist,Such slander


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    The Unreal Wastelands Labyrinths What Memory Keeps and Throws Away An Exercise in Recollection in flashes and distortions ____________________________You Hypocrite lecteur mon semblable, mon fr re ____________________________Chimes follow the Fire Sermon A rat crept softly through the vegetation departed A cold blast at the back, So rudely forc d, like Philomela.I


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    Thomas Stearns Eliot A lot is hidden between those three words A whole world perhaps A depth measured by many oceans, a mystery viewed from bewitching lenses, a song marrying numerous notes, a candle thriving on inexhaustible wax.During his writing season, that spanned over three decades, T S Eliot penned many evocative and luscious poems, with his pen always leaving


  5. says:

    In the upcoming book The World Broke in Two by Bill Goldstein, Virginia Woolf is pleased by hearing The Wasteland read by Eliot Several times she mentions that she has not read the poem but only listened to it I did the same with the Audible edition There is something to gain in listening.


  6. says:

    Hey, three stars from me for poetry is good Why Because I don t like the stuff Yep, I m a savage heathen I LOVED the stuff as a teen I wrote notebooks filled with poetry or at least something like poetry back then Somewhere along the line I lost my taste for it and now I can barely stand it.Enter T.S Eliot and his highly vaunted The Waste Land In some distant past, when I was


  7. says:

    Probably my favourite poet Poetry at its most incredible.


  8. says:

    This is one of my favorite books of all time and to prove it, I named my dog Prufrock I wanted to put a picture of him here for you SO BAD that after stoically refusing for a million years, I finally opened a Flickr account so I upload my pix on GR So here is a shot of the time the cutest dog ever did the cutest thing ever and I actually died.


  9. says:

    I think The Waste Land and the other poems in this collection Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock, and Gerontion, Portrait of a Lady and Four Quartets are brilliant That said, I have to sort of hold T.S Eliot responsible for everything I hate about modern poetry Obviously T Stearns isn t wholly to blame, and I think he has a genius of his own, but I think that his influence on many of his poe


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About the Author: T.S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot was a poet, dramatist and literary critic He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948 for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present day poetry He wrote the poems The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock, The Waste Land, The Hollow Men, Ash Wednesday, and Four Quartets the plays Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail Party and the essay Tradition and the Individ Thomas Stearns Eliot was a poet, dramatist and literary critic He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948 for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present day poetry He wrote the poems The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock, The Waste Land, The Hollow Men, Ash Wednesday, and Four Quartets the plays Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail Party and the essay Tradition and the Individual Talent Eliot was born an American, moved to the United Kingdom in 1914 at the age of 25 , and became a British subject in 1927 at the age of 39.See also


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