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Reading The waste land

Jewel Spears Brooker

Reading The waste land

modernism and the limits of interpretation

by Jewel Spears Brooker

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eliot, T. S. -- 1888-1965.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJewel Spears Brooker and Joseph Bentley.
    ContributionsBentley, Joseph, 1932-1988.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(248)p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22276529M
    ISBN 10087023692X

    Reading The Waste Land. T. S. Eliot’s poem The Waste Land () is one of the monuments of modern English how do we make sense of this strange, fragmented piece of writing? How do we begin to read it – what were Eliot’s concerns when he was writing, just after the First World War ­– and how does the poem speak to us now? A guidebook to the allusions of T.S. Eliot's notorious poem, The Waste Land, Reading The Waste Land from the Bottom Up utilizes the footnotes as a starting point, opening up the poem in unexpected ways. Organized according to Eliot's line numbers and designed for both scholars and students, chapters are free-standing and can be read in any order.

    Essays for The Waste Land. The Waste Land literature essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Waste Land. "A Room of One's Own", "Wasteland" and "J. Alfred Prufrock": The Affairs of Society; Dry, Allusive, and Ambiguous: A Close Reading of "The Wasteland". Reading The Waste Land from the Bottom Up is a guidebook to the footnotes of T.S. Eliot's notoriously allusive poem. While information on The Waste Land sources can be daunting when heaped at the bottom of the page in an anthology, using the notes as starting points can open up the poem in unexpected ways.

    T.S. Eliot was no stranger to classical literature. Early on in his life, due to a congenital illness, he found his refuge in books and stories, and this is where the classics-studded poem The Waste Land stems from. Drawing allusions from everything from the Fisher King to Buddhism, The Waste Land was published in , and remains one of the most important Modernist texts to . T.S. Eliot's poem, The Waste Land, is often considered one of the great poems of the 20th century. Above, you can listen to Eliot himself reading his modernist masterpiece (text here). And, if you want more, how about Eliot reading The Love Song of J.


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April is the cruellest month, breeding. T.S. Eliot, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, is one of the giants of modern literature, highly distinguished as a poet, literary critic, dramatist, and editor and publisher. Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Jeremy Irons' perceptive reading illuminates the poetry of T.

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While information on The Waste Land sources can be daunting when heaped at the bottom of the page in an anthology, using the notes as starting points can open up the poem in unexpected ways. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

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Major poems range from 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock', through the post-war desolation of 'The Waste Land' and the spiritual struggle of 'Ash-Wednesday', to the enduring charm of 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats'.The Spectator praised Jeremy Irons's interpretation as 'so accessible, reading Eliot as if finding his words for the first /5(8).

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There is no doubt that The Waste Land has been one of the most (if not the most) influential poetical works of this century. As Brooker and Bentley point out, the poem has been a benchmark used by Read full review.

It is rare indeed to find someone who has stumbled unburdened by preconceived ideas upon this Goliath of a poem.

I used to believe that TS Eliot's 'The Waste Land', buried deep under a monstrous. Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Jeremy Irons' perceptive reading illuminates the poetry of T. Eliot in all its complexity. Major poems range from 'The Love Song of J.

Alfred Prufrock' through the post-war desolation of 'The Waste Land' and the spiritual struggle of 'Ash-Wednesday', to the enduring charm of 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats'. It might not seem like it at first, but the title of this poem is dead-on.

This poem is set in "The Waste Land." But even a quick glance at the poem can tell us that this isn't literally true. The setting actually seems to fly all over the place, from a fancy chalet in the Swiss countryside to a pub in London, from the banks of the Thames River to some unnamed, desert-like place.

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