The Waste Land and Other Poems

The Waste Land and Other Poems

Few readers need any introduction to the work of the most influential poet of the twentieth century. In addition to the title poem, this selecion includes "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", "Gerontion", "Ash Wednesday", and other poems from Mr. Eliot's early and middle work.

"In ten years' time," wrote Edmund Wilson in Axel0s Castle (1931), "Eliot has left upon English poetry a mark more unmistakable than that of any other poet writing in English." In 1948 Mr. Eliot was awarded the Nobel Prize "for his work as trail-blazing pioneer of modern poetry".

Title:The Waste Land and Other Poems
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780156948777
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About T.S. Eliot

was a poet, dramatist and literary critic. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948 "for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry." He wrote the poems


    The Waste Land and Other Poems Reviews

  • Trevor

    Eliot is such a pompous old fart, how could anyone not love him? When I was still in high school if you wanted to be in the group of people who had any pretensions as ‘intellectuals’ or whatever e...

  • Bookdragon Sean

    I consider The Hollow Men one of the greatest poems in the English language, and certainly the greatest from the 20th century. Here’s the start of it: We are the hollow menWe are the stuffed menLean...

  • Jonathan Terrington

    My ode to T.S. EliotT. S. Eliot, You walked among the starsIn your words, light trails blazing.Master of the modern,Ruler of the poetic.There is, and was, no poet to compare.Your mythology and legend ...

  • Riku Sayuj

    The Unreal Wastelands & Labyrinths - What Memory Keeps and Throws Away; An Exercise in Recollection: in flashes and distortions. ____________________________You! Hypocrite lecteur! – mon semblable, ...

  • Seemita

    Thomas Stearns Eliot. A lot is hidden between those three words. A whole world perhaps. A depth measured by many oceans, a mystery viewed from bewitching lenses, a song marrying numerous notes, a cand...

  • Joseph

    In the upcoming book The World Broke in Two by Bill Goldstein, Virginia Woolf is pleased by hearing "The Wasteland" read by Eliot. Several times she mentions that she has not read the poem but only li...

  • Jason Koivu

    Hey, three stars from me for poetry is good! Why? Because I don't like the stuff. Yep, I'm a savage heathen. I LOVED the stuff as a teen. I wrote notebooks filled with poetry (or at least something li...

  • Lou

    Probably my favourite poet. Poetry at its most incredible....

  • Agir(????)

    اگر به خاطر نقطه ساکن نبود رقصی وجود نداشت ...

  • Oriana

    This is one of my favorite books of all time and to prove it, I named my dog Prufrock. I wanted to put a picture of him here for you SO BAD that after stoically refusing for a million years, I finally...