T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns “T. S.” Eliot (September 26, 1888 – January 4, 1965) was an American-English poet, critic, and editor. Seen as a leader of the Modernist movement, his most famous works include The Waste Land and Four Quartets.1

Works

Poetry

  • Prufrock and Other Observations (1917)
  • Poems (1919)
  • Ara Vos Prec (1920)
  • Poems (1920)
  • The Waste Land (1922)
  • Poems 1909–1925 (1925)
  • Journey of the Magi (1927)
  • A Song for Simeon (1928)
  • Animula (1929)
  • Ash-Wednesday (1930)
  • Marina (1930)
  • Triumphal March (1931)
  • Words for Music (1934)
  • Collected Poems 1909–1935 (1936)
  • Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats (1939)
  • East Coker (1940)
  • Burnt Norton (1941)
  • The Dry Salvages (1941)
  • Little Gidding (1942)
  • Four Quartets (1943)
  • A Practical Possum (1947)
  • Selected Poems (1948)
  • The Undergraduate Poems of T. S. Eliot (1949)
  • Poems Written in Early Youth (1950)
  • The Complete Poems and Plays (1952)
  • The Cultivation of Christmas Trees (1954)
  • Collected Poems 1909–1962 (1963)

Plays

  • Sweeney Agonistes: Fragments of an Aristophanic Melodrama (1932)
  • The Rock: A Pageant Play (1934)
  • Murder in the Cathedral (1935)
  • The Family Reunion (1939)
  • The Cocktail Party (1950)
  • The Film of Murder in the Cathedral (1952)
  • The Confidential Clerk (1954)
  • The Elder Statesman (1959)
  • Collected Plays (1962)

Non-fiction

  • Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry (1918)
  • The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism (1920)
  • Homage to John Dryden: Three Essays on Poetry of the Seventeenth Century (1924)
  • Shakespeare and the Stoicism of Seneca (1927)
  • For Lancelot Andrewes: Essays on Style and Order (1928)
  • Dante (1929)
  • Thoughts After Lambeth (1931)
  • Charles Whibley: A Memoir (1931)
  • Selected Essays, 1917–1932 (1932)
  • John Dryden: The Poet, the Dramatist, the Critic (1932)
  • The Use of Poetry and the Use of Criticism: Studies in the Relation of Criticism to Poetry in England (1933)
  • After Strange Gods: A Primer of Modern Heresy (1934)
  • Elizabethan Essays (1934)
  • Essays Ancient & Modern (1936)
  • The Idea of a Christian Society (1939)
  • The Classics and the Man of Letters (1942)
  • The Music of Poetry (1942)
  • Reunion by Destruction (1943)
  • What Is a Classic? (1945)
  • On Poetry (1947)
  • Milton (1947)
  • A Sermon (1948)
  • Notes Towards the Definition of Culture (1948)
  • From Poe to Valéry (1948)
  • The Aims of Poetic Drama (1949)
  • Poetry and Drama (1951)
  • An Address to Members of the London Library (1952)
  • The Value and Use of Cathedrals in England Today (1952)
  • American Literature and the American Language (1953)
  • The Three Voices of Poetry (1953)
  • Religious Drama: Mediaeval and Modern (1954)
  • The Literature of Politics (1955)
  • The Frontiers of Criticism (1956)
  • On Poetry and Poets (1957)
  • Geoffrey Faber 1889–1961 (1961)
  • George Herbert (1962)
  • Knowledge and Experience in the Philosophy of F. H. Bradley (1964)
  • To Criticize the Critic and Other Writings (1965)
  • Selected Prose of T.S. Eliot (1975)

See also

External Links

References

1. “T.S. Eliot.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Accessed July 27, 2020.

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