9780156806473

Selected Poems (by T.S. Eliot)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780156806473

  • ISBN10:

    0156806479

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/1967
  • Publisher: Ingram Book Co

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Summary

Chosen by Eliot himself, the poems in this volume represent the poet's most important work before Four Quartets. Included here is some of the most celebrated verse in modern literature-"The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," "Gerontion," "The Waste Land," "The Hollow Men," and "Ash Wednesday"-as well as many other fine selections from Eliot's early work.

Author Biography

Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri, and became a British subject in 1927. The acclaimed poet of The Waste Land, Four Quartets, and Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, among numerous other poems, prose, and works of drama, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948. T. S. Eliot died in 1965 in London and is buried in Westminster Abbey

Table of Contents

Prufrock and Other Observations
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrockp. 11
Portrait of a Ladyp. 17
Preludesp. 22
Rhapsody on a Windy Nightp. 25
Poems 1920
Gerontionp. 31
Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigarp. 34
Sweeney Erectp. 36
A Cooking Eggp. 38
The Hippopotamusp. 40
Whispers of Immortalityp. 42
Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Servicep. 44
Sweeney Among the Nightingalesp. 46
The Waste Land
The Burial of the Deadp. 51
A Game of Chessp. 54
The Fire Sermonp. 58
Death by Waterp. 63
What the Thunder Saidp. 64
Notesp. 68
The Hollow Menp. 75
Ash-Wednesdayp. 81
Ariel Poems
Journey of the Magip. 97
A Song for Simeonp. 99
Animulap. 101
Marinap. 103
Choruses from 'The Rock'
p. 107
p. 112
p. 115
p. 118
p. 122
p. 125
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