The sacred wood: essays on poetry and criticism

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Methuen, 1960 - Criticism - 171 pages
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User Review  - NaggedMan - LibraryThing

Not an easy or a quick read, with all these quotes from the French, Italian and Greek, and not at all clear to me whether Eliot has real purpose or is simply showing off his erudition. The reader is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Stacy Nyikos - Goodreads

Eliot is widely credited with creating the term, objective correlative, which he uses first in this piece to discuss some of the shortcomings of Shakespeare's Hamlet. He defines objective correlative ... Read full review

Contents

THE PERFECT CRITIC I
1
IMPERFECT CRITICS
17
TRADITION AND THE INDIVIDUAL TALENT
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