The American T. S. Eliot: A Study of the Early Writings

The American T. S. Eliot: A Study of the Early Writings

by Eric Sigg
     
 

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Sigg draws upon Eliot's early philosophical writing, essays and reviews to reveal Eliot's early poetry both as a distinct entity and as a stage in his development.See more details below

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Sigg draws upon Eliot's early philosophical writing, essays and reviews to reveal Eliot's early poetry both as a distinct entity and as a stage in his development.

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Explores the way Eliot's writings both preserved and reacted against his American heritage: his intellectually and socially prominent family, their strong Unitarian culture, and their experience in nineteenth century St. Louis and Boston. Also examines attitudes toward art and aesthetics of certain major figures at the turn of the century--Santayana, Henry James, and Henry Adams. No author information, but it has the look of a spruced-up dissertation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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"Sigg's subtly argued, well-conceived study fills a glaring gap that has existed in Eliot studies for some time. He not only offers a sensitive portrayal of a poet and his work, but forces us to reevaluate Eliot's relationship to his native tradition. It is an indispensable book." Richard Badenhausen, Modern Language Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521110037
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/30/2009
Series:
Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #34
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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