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Published by Kitab Mahal in Allahabad .
Written in English


  • Eliot, T. S. -- 1888-1965 -- Knowledge -- Orient.,
  • Orient in literature.,
  • American poetry -- Oriental influences.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [258]-280.

Other titlesT.S. Eliot.
Statementby Ashok Kumar Jha.
LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43 Z68485 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, ii, 280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21089083M

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Such early influences, the influences which, so to speak, first introduce one to oneself, are, I think, due to an impression which is in one aspect, the recognition of a temperament akin to one’s own, and in another aspect the discovery of a form of expression which gives a . T.S. Eliot, On Poetry and Poets (London: Faber and Faber, ), For Eliot on the limitations of devotional poetry, see Essays Ancient and Modern, ; The Varieties of Metaphysical Poetry, ; George Herbert (London: Longmans, Green, and Co., ), ; and On Poetry and Poets,   Like many great poets, his influence in modern culture survives him. Eliot penned a book of light verse entitled, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats in Fifty-one years later, Andrew Lloyd Webber would compose and produce a musical based on these verses entitled, Cats. He claimed Eliot’s verse was a childhood favourite.   The influence of T S Eliot would accompany Paz throughout his career, defining many of his key poems and pronouncements. Yet Paz's attitude towards his precursor was ambivalent. Boll's study is the first to trace the history of Paz's engagement with Eliot in Latin American and Spanish periodicals of the s and by: 1.

  Though there were many poets and scholars, including the philosophy teacher of Eliot, who had an influence upon Eliot, the important persons were very much countable. Like one proposed by Tony Kleem, Pound was undoubtedly Eliot's mentor. St Augustine also deeply influenced the ideas of T.s. Eliot. It will be right to say that in the case of Eliot's poems, the reader should bring some knowledge St Augustine, for St Augustine is important figure, with his ideas and concepts, in many poems that Eliot wrote after Sir: Bryan Appleyard ('Hijack of the Great Poet', 18 August) makes a number of misleading statements about modernism and T. S. Eliot's place in it. Modernism was reacting against Victorianism.   One among the many western scholars, who were influenced by Indian philosophy, T.S. Eliot let his understanding become a key factor in his magnum opus, .

"Ezra Pound would be an important and pivotal person in Eliot's life. When Eliot arrived in London, Eliot was still not sure if his heart was in academics or poetry. Pound's role was pivotal to. T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, an important landmark in the history of English poetry, first appeared in ‘the Dial’ and after winning that Magazine’s Poetry Award, was finally published in book form in After its publication, it found a resounding and reverberating success in the. By Eliot had already achieved great success with his first book was in While Eliot may not have as much influence on poets today as do some of his contemporaries, the magnitude of his impact on poetry is unrivaled. Study Guides on Works by T.S. Eliot. The Cocktail Party T.S. Eliot. Perhaps the most well-received of T.S. Eliot.   TS Eliot, once a subversive outsider, became the most celebrated poet of the 20th century – a world poet, who changed the way we think. Yet, .