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Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot

This edition of the Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot will be issued into the launch list of Faber Modern Classics, publishing in April 2015.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571322770
Date Published
02.04.2015
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Summary

T.S. Eliot – editor, poet, critic and publisher – was the greatest poet of his generation. The winner of the 1948 Nobel Prize for Literature, virtually every English language poet since owes him a debt of gratitude. Voted as Britain’s favourite poet in a 2009 BBC poll, Eliot selected and designed this collection himself in 1954 as an introduction to his work for new readers.

Containing ‘The Waste Land’ and ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’, Selected Poems is the perfect way to begin with one of the defining figures of the twentieth century. This edition also features an introductory essay by Seamus Heaney.

T. S.Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot, poet, critic, publisher, was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He settled in England in 1915, where for a few years he worked in the foreign section of Lloyds Bank. His first book of poems, Prufrock and Other Observations, was published in 1917. In 1922, he became editor of the literary journal, The Criterion, publishing The Waste Land in its first…

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