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A READER’S GUIDE TO T. S. ELIOT George Williamson 1976


A READER’S GUIDE TO T. S. ELIOT George Williamson 1976

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Professor Williamson has provided an illuminating commentary on the work of a key figure in twentieth-century literature. Eliot’s imagery, and bold use of sources, have baffled many readers, leading them to regard Eliot (mistakenly0 as a difficult writer. Here Professor Williamson both clarifies the apparent obscurities in Eliot’s poetry, and stimulates the reader’s enjoyment of it by his critical acuteness. He analyses the poems in order of composition, following the sequence in Collected Poems 1909-1962. In this revised edition of the Reader’s Guide, prepared since Eliot’s death, he has added an Epilogue, in which he summarizes the poet’s achievements and the themes that dominate his work…

A POEM-BY-POEM ANALYSIS – Thames and Hudson London – paperback book. First Published 1955 – Printed in Great Britain – ISBN 0 500 15005 2. Pages 270. Condition: tight copy shelf edge bumped. Good reading copy. ‘Unusually comprehensive in scope’. THE TIMES LITERARY SUPPLEMENT

Dimensions: 20 x 13 cm

SKU AN834 132


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