A Guide To The Selected Poems Of T.S. Eliot


A unique guide designed to help the readers of Eliot?s personally chosen collection, Selected Poems. Specific information about the poems and their development is included, as is a chronology of the poet?s life and work.

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A unique guide designed to help the readers of Eliot’s personally chosen collection, Selected Poems. Specific information about the poems and their development is included, as is a chronology of the poet’s life and work.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780156002615
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 8/1/1996
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 286
  • Sales rank: 813,639
  • Product dimensions: 5.25 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Sixth Edition
Biographical Table
Introduction 1
Sources 39
Note on Dating 42
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock 45
Portrait of a Lady 58
Preludes 61
Rhapsody on a Windy Night 63
Gerontion 68
Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar 79
Sweeney Erect 93
A Cooking Egg 98
The Hippopotamus 106
Whispers of Immortality 109
Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service 114
Sweeney Among the Nightingales 121
The Waste Land: I The Burial of the Dead 138
The Waste Land: II A Game of Chess 156
The Waste Land: III The Fire Sermon 164
The Waste Land: IV Death by Water 181
The Waste Land: V What the Thunder Said 184
The Hollow Men 201
Ash-Wednesday 219
Journey of the Magi 236
A Song for Simeon 240
Animula 243
Marina 246
Choruses from 'The Rock': Chorus I 251
Choruses from 'The Rock': Chorus II 253
Choruses from 'The Rock': Chorus III 253
Choruses from 'The Rock': Chorus VII 254
Choruses from 'The Rock': Chorus IX 255
Choruses from 'The Rock': Chorus X 256
Appendix The Composition of The Waste Land, 'The Hollow Men' and Ash-Wednesday 257
Selected Bibliography 265
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