From Philosophy To Poetry

From Philosophy To Poetry

by Donald J. Childs
     
 

In this text, Professor Child examines T.S. Eliot's relationship between his writing of poetry and his philosophical pursuits, in particular his lifelong occupation with the work of F.H. Bradley, Henri Bergson and William James. This account also considers the reception of Eliot's writing in philosophy and argues that the study of this work has significantly entered…  See more details below

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In this text, Professor Child examines T.S. Eliot's relationship between his writing of poetry and his philosophical pursuits, in particular his lifelong occupation with the work of F.H. Bradley, Henri Bergson and William James. This account also considers the reception of Eliot's writing in philosophy and argues that the study of this work has significantly entered recent Eliot criticism. Overall, this volume provides a new reading of Eliot's famous poems, his literary criticism and social commentary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780485115505
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Pages:
234
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.68(d)

Meet the Author


Professor of English at the University of Ottawa. His publications include: 'T.S. Eliot: Mystic, Son & Lover' (1997)

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