The essays in this new collection, all by outstanding experts in the field of modern literature, provide a different and more complex sense of Eliots place in literary history. The eight essays are: The Waste Land Fifty Years After, by A. Walton Litz; The Urban Apocalypse, by Hugh Kenner; The First Waste Land by Richard Ellmann; The Waste Land Paris 1922, by Helen Gardner; New Modes of Characterization in The Waste Land, by Robert Langbaum; Precipitating Eliot, by Robert M. Adams; Fear in the Way: The Design of Eliots Drama, by Michael Goldman; and Anglican Eliot, by Donald Davie.
Originally published in 1973.
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