A Companion to T. S. Eliot by David E. Chinitz

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By David E. Chinitz

Reflecting the surge of severe curiosity in Eliot renewed lately, A better half to T.S. Eliot introduces the 'new' Eliot to readers and educators through analyzing the total physique of his works and occupation. top students within the box offer a clean and completely complete selection of contextual and important essays on his lifestyles and achievement.

- It compiles the main finished and updated therapy to be had of Eliot's paintings and career
- It explores the robust forces that formed Eliot as a author and philosopher, interpreting his physique of labor and assessing his oeuvre in various contexts: historic, cultural, social, and philosophical
- It charts the surge in serious curiosity in T.S. Eliot because the early 1990s
- It offers an illuminating perception right into a poet, author, and critic who maintains to outline the literary panorama of the final century

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I was given an office and a globe. But I wondered why the forest just beyond the window seemed so cold when it was, to be sure, rapidly burning. 31 In the flames I distinguished many strange and ambiguous forms. But I remained among the voluminous archives. —again and again. Elsewhere in the darkness, a messianic little devil was screaming The world is constraint as the words that I wrote were taken apart and put together again, this time as a study of John 2:1. This subconscious vision has shaken my view of the world as singular.

Colleagues, I had done some thinking about Genesis 1:2 and was becoming emotional so yes, I followed him with reddish eyes, a man of words. Finally the road stopped— the untoward road, the road made of blood— and in the light of the fire continuing forward I approached a closed door in the field. 53 Not of this world, it nevertheless remained substantially in place— stationed in the ruins of a great stage under nations. Opening that door, I now looked on a dim room with one empty chair. In the opposing chair, broken King If said Sit down with me.

He would have to weigh carefully in his heart the words of a man who by some quirk of fate had become a spokesman for humanity, who could give voice to all the nations and peoples of the world, and, so to speak, the conscience of mankind. 20 This man, legend states, likely knew of the mass execution of groups of people as a capable officer required to collect and analyze data, prepare reports, conduct investigations, and otherwise facilitate operational projects in the last world war. At the time, however, he did not express concern at this action.

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