Four Quartets

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Author: T. S. Eliot
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547539703
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Four Quartets by T. S. Eliot

Original Title: Four Quartets

The last major verse written by Nobel laureate T. S. Eliot, considered by Eliot himself to be his finest work Four Quartets is a rich composition that expands the spiritual vision introduced in “The Waste Land.” Here, in four linked poems (“Burnt Norton,” “East Coker,” “The Dry Salvages,” and “Little Gidding”), spiritual, philosophical, and personal themes emerge through symbolic allusions and literary and religious references from both Eastern and Western thought. It is the culminating achievement by a man considered the greatest poet of the twentieth century and one of the seminal figures in the evolution of modernism.

T S Eliot And The Ideology Of Four Quartets

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Author: John Xiros Cooper
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521496292
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T S Eliot And The Ideology Of Four Quartets by John Xiros Cooper

Original Title: T S Eliot And The Ideology Of Four Quartets

Criticism of Eliot has ignored the public dimension of his life and work. His poetry is often seen as the private record of an internal spiritual struggle. Professor Cooper shows how Eliot deliberately addressed a North Atlantic 'mandarinate' fearful of social disintegration during the politically turbulent 1930s. Almost immediately following publication, Four Quartets was accorded canonical status as a work that promised a personal harmony divorced from the painful disharmonies of the emerging postwar world. Cooper connects Eliot's careers as banker, director and editor to a much wider cultural agenda. He aimed to reinforce established social structures during a period of painful political transition. This powerful and original study re-establishes the public context in which Eliot's work was received and understood. It will become an essential reference work for all interested in a wider understanding of Eliot and of Anglo-American cultural relations.

Why Read Four Quartets

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Author: Tom Brous
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1532635680
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Why Read Four Quartets by Tom Brous

Original Title: Why Read Four Quartets

Why Read Four Quartets? is offered to encourage readers unfamiliar with T. S. Eliot’s masterpiece to “take up, read, and inwardly digest” these beautiful and sacred poems. Commentary is offered to hopefully make the poems more accessible to a general reader. Most critics and commentators do not seem to take Eliot’s own spirituality seriously, or at least they don’t choose to comment on it. Literary analysis is often emphasized to the exclusion of viewing the quartets in a personal or biographical manner. In sharp contrast to these typical studies, this book endeavors to show that the quartets, along with his earlier post-1927 poetry (Ariel Poems and Ash Wednesday), can be read as the story of Eliot’s own mystical journey to the Divine.

Redeeming Time

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Author: Kenneth Kramer
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1561012858
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Redeeming Time by Kenneth Kramer

Original Title: Redeeming Time

Redeeming Time, Kenneth Kramer's exploration of T. S. Eliot's last major poem, Four Quartets, examines the potential of the poem to transform readers' faith journeys. Kramer;s composed analysis, honed by years of teaching and studying the poem, portrays Eliot's own spiritual quest, his meditations on time and memory, and his ruminations on intensely personal landscapes from the poet's roots in Massachusetts to his adopted home in England.

Annotations To T S Eliot S Four Quartets

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Author: Herman Servotte; Ethel Grene
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450240682
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Annotations To T S Eliot S Four Quartets by Herman Servotte; Ethel Grene

Original Title: Annotations To T S Eliot S Four Quartets

“This book of annotations to Four Quartets provides unparalleled, page by page insights into the thoughts and background material behind the poem. It will be a unique asset for any reader who wants help in navigating the extraordinary complexities of T.S. Eliot’s final masterpiece.” — Carol Simpson Stern, Professor, Department of Performance Studies and Poetry, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois

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