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Collected Poems, 1909-1962 [NOOK Book]

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There is no more authoritative collection of the poetry that Eliot himself wished to preserve than this volume, published two years before his death in 1965.

Poet, dramatist, critic, and editor, T. S. Eliot was one of the defining figures of twentieth-century poetry. This edition of Collected Poems 1909-1962 includes The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock along with Four Quartets, The Waste Land, and several other poems.

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Overview

There is no more authoritative collection of the poetry that Eliot himself wished to preserve than this volume, published two years before his death in 1965.

Poet, dramatist, critic, and editor, T. S. Eliot was one of the defining figures of twentieth-century poetry. This edition of Collected Poems 1909-1962 includes The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock along with Four Quartets, The Waste Land, and several other poems.

All the author's poetry through 1962 that he wished to preserve.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780547538211
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 5/13/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 183,100
  • File size: 553 KB

Meet the Author

Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He moved to England in 1914 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965.

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Table of Contents

Prufrock--1917 1
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock 3
Portrait of a Lady 8
Preludes 13
Rhapsody on a Windy Night 16
Morning at the Window 19
The Boston Evening Transcript 20
Aunt Helen 21
Cousin Nancy 22
Mr. Apollinax 23
Hysteria 24
Conversation Galante 25
La Figlia che Piange 26
Poems--1920 27
Gerontion 29
Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar 32
Sweeney Erect 34
A Cooking Egg 36
Le Directeur 38
Melange Adultere de Tout 39
Lune de Miel 40
The Hippopotamus 41
Dans le Restaurant 43
Whispers of Immortality 45
Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service 47
Sweeney Among the Nightingales 49
The Waste Land--1922 51
I. The Burial of the Dead 53
II. A Game of Chess 56
III. The Fire Sermon 60
IV. Death by Water 65
V. What the Thunder Said 66
Notes on 'The Waste Land' 70
The Hollow Men--1925 77
Ash-Wednesday--1930 83
I. Because I do not hope to turn again 85
II. Lady, three white leopards sat under a juniper-tree 87
III. At the first turning of the second stair 89
IV. Who walked between the violet and the violet 90
V. If the lost word is lost, if the spent word is spent 92
VI. Although I do not hope to turn again 94
Ariel Poems 97
Journey of the Magi--1927 99
A Song for Simeon--1928 101
Animula--1929 103
Marina--1930 105
The Cultivation of Christmas Trees--1954 107
Unfinished Poems 109
Sweeney Agonistes 111
Fragment of a Prologue 111
Fragment of an Agon 118
Coriolan 125
I. Triumphal March--1931 125
II. Difficulties of a Statesman 127
Minor Poems 131
Eyes that last I saw in tears 133
The wind sprang up at four o'clock 134
Five-finger exercises 135
I. Lines to a Persian Cat 135
II. Lines to a Yorkshire Terrier 135
III. Lines to a Duck in the Park 136
IV. Lines to Ralph Hodgson Esqre 136
V. Lines for Cuscuscaraway and Mirza Murad Ali Beg 137
Landscapes 138
I. New Hampshire 138
II. Virginia 139
III. Usk 140
IV. Rannoch, by Glencoe 141
V. Cape Ann 142
Lines for an Old Man 143
Choruses From 'the Rock'--1934 145
I. The Eagle soars in the summit of Heaven 147
II. Thus your fathers were made 152
III. The Word of the Lord came unto me, saying 155
IV. There are those who would build the Temple 158
V. O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart 159
VI. It is hard for those who have never known persecution 160
VII. In the beginning God created the world 162
VIII. O Father we welcome your words 165
IX. Son of Man, behold with thine eyes, and hear with thine ears 167
X. You have seen the house built, you have seen it adorned 169
Four Quartets 173
Burnt Norton--1935 175
East Coker--1940 182
The Dry Salvages--1941 191
Little Gidding--1942 200
Occasional Verses 211
Defense of the Islands 213
A Note on War Poetry 215
To the Indians Who Died in Africa 217
To Walter de la Mare 219
A Dedication to My Wife 221
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    Eliot Collection A Winner

    I love Eliot's work and it's nice to have the highlights in one place.

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