T.S. Eliot : the making of an American poet, 1888-1922 / James E. Miller, Jr.

Late in his life T.S. Eliot, when asked if his poetry belonged in the tradition of American literature, replied: "I'd say that my poetry has obviously more in common with my distinguished contemporaries in America than with anything written in my generation in England. That I'm sure o...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Miller, James E. 1920-2010.
Format: Book
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1888-1906: Origins
  • 1902-1914: Early influences
  • 1906-1911: Harvard: out from under
  • 1906-1910: Harvard influences: teachers, texts, temptations
  • 1910-1911: T.S. Eliot in Paris
  • 1911-1914: Eliot absorbed in philosophical studies
  • 1914-1915: American chaos versus English tradition
  • 1915: An inexplicable marriage and the consequences
  • 1916: Making do, finding means, expanding connections
  • 1917-1918: T.S. Eliot: Banker, lecturer, editor, poet, almost soldier
  • 1919-1920: Up the ladder, glimpsing the top
  • 1919-1921: Notable achievements, domestic disasters, intimate friends
  • 1922: Over the top
  • A glance ahead: the making of an American poet.