Thomas stearns eliot (1888-1965), american-english author, was one of the most influential poets writing in english in the 20th century, one of the most seminal critics, an interesting playwright, and an editor and publisher. 1 11 life and works of ts eliot eliot's personal life was quite turbulent thomas stearns eliot was the youngest of seven siblings his father, henry ware eliot, was a washington university graduate. Thomas stearns 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 received the nobel prize in literature in 1948 for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry. Thomas stearns eliot's the waste land which is, according to f r leavis, great and positive achievement and one of the first importance for english poetry, is the best depiction of modern. Thomas stearns eliot was born in st louis, missouri of new england descent, on sept 26, 1888 he entered harvard university in 1906, completed his courses in three years and earned a master's degree the next year.
Thomas stearns eliot biographical t homas stearns eliot (1888-1965) was born in st louis, missouri, of an old new england family he was educated at harvard and did graduate work in philosophy at the sorbonne, harvard, and merton college, oxford. Thomas stearns eliot (1888 - 1965) was a british writer who won the nobel prize in literature in 1948 for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry he is known for infusing poetry with high intellectualism and is regarded by many as the most erudite poet of his time in the english language. For alfred kazin he was the mana known as 't s eliot,' the model poet of our time, the most cited poet and incarnation of literary correctness in the english-speaking world northrop frye simply states: a thorough knowledge of eliot is compulsory for anyone interested in contemporary literature. The poet, critic, playwrite and publisher, ts eliot (1888-1965), wrote a short piece of fiction entitled eeldrop and appleplex was the adult eliot's only piece of published fiction.
Eliot, t s (26 sept 1888-4 jan 1965), poet, critic, and editor, was born thomas stearns eliot in st louis, missouri, the son of henry ware eliot, president of the hydraulic-press brick company, and charlotte champe stearns, a former teacher, an energetic social work volunteer at the humanity club of st louis, and an amateur poet with a. - analysis of the hollow men by ts eliot eliot, a master of the written craft, carefully thought out each aspect of his 1925 poem the hollow men many differences in interpretation exist for eliot's complex poetry. A series of such introductions, as follows, have occurred: my son-in-law explained that his mother was a cousin of thomas stearns eliot, who wrote 'this is the way the world ends'i was given a book entitled 'the american inquisition' that explained how ezra pound escaped the penalty for treason by being diagnosed as insane, learning that.
T s eliot (1888-1965) thomas stearns eliot was an american-born, british, poet, essayist, playwright, critic, now regarded as one of the twentieth century's major poets. Elliot's poems were products of his reaction against the moral decay in society in the 20 th century eliot's personal anxiety towards the meaningless of life was encapsulated in 'the love song of j alfred prufrock' and was his reaction to humanity's self-destruction in the world wars. Ts eliot ranks with william butler yeats as the greatest english language poet of the 20th century and was certainly the most influential he was born thomas stearns eliot into the bosom of a respectable middle class family on september 26, 1888 in st louis, missouri.
A literary analysis of the poem the hollow men by eliot 4 pages a brief biography of the poet thomas stearns elliot and an analysis of his poem the hollow men. Thomas stearns eliot om (26 september 1888- 4 january 1965) was a british essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and one of the twentieth century's major poets he moved from his native united states to england in 1914 at the age of 25, settling, working, and marrying there. The hollow men is a famous poem by t s (thomas stearns) eliot mistah kurtz -- he dead a penny for the old guy iwe are the hollow menwe are the stuffed menleaning togetherheadpiece filled with straw. Ts eliot was a groundbreaking 20th century poet who is known widely for his work the waste land ts eliot was born in st louis, missouri, in 1888 he published his first poetic masterpiece.
Omss-poem welcome to the best poem and biography site . Eliot demonstrated a deep, psychological reaction to modern society though his poem, the hollow men through a series of intense imagery and biblical allusions, he explored his personal conflictions with morality and death in reaction to the socio-economic corruption entailed by the first world war. This essay presents information about ts eliot's poem the hollow men the essay provides a plot summary of the poem and contextualizes the content through an exploration of historical, religious, scientific & technological, societal and biographical information. Anthony julius, in his critical reading of ts eliot's anti-semitic poetry and prose, may set out with the avowed intention of preserving the poet's artistic reputation, but i can't imagine that.
1 introduction 11 description and aims of the paper eliot, a master of the written craft, carefully thought out each aspect of his 1925 poem the hollow menmany differences in interpretation exist for eliot's complex poetry, since we find an extensive range of facts to consider in this work. Critical analysis of t s eliot's the hollow men (1925) 1 short biography of the poet born thomas stearns eliot in st louis, missouri, on september 26, 1888, eliot was the youngest of seven. Thomas stearns eliot was born in st louis, missouri, the youngest son in a large, prosperous, and distinguished family eliot's father, henry ware eliot, sr, was a successful businessman his mother, charlotte champe stearns wrote prose and religious poetry. Biography of thomas stearns eliot eliot was born into the eliot family of st louis, missouri his father, henry ware eliot (1843-1919), was a successful businessman, president and treasurer of the hydraulic-press brick company in st louis his mother, born charlotte champe stearns (1843-1929), wrote poems and was also a social worker.