The Sacred Wood and Major Early Essays
With the 1920 publication of his first collection of essays, The Sacred Wood, Eliot established himself as an authoritative and influential literary critic. These insightful meditations on poetry, drama, and literary criticism include observations on the works of Dante, Shakespeare, Blake, and other authors. Plus 4 essays from The Times Literary Supplement.
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THE SACRED WOOD
Swinburne as Critic
THE METAPHYSICAL POETS
admitable ahout appears Aristotle Arnold artist berter Blake blank verse buman bumour Catiline character Coleridge comedy complere conﬁne conscious contemporary Cowley Coy Mistress creative criticism Dante Dante’s deﬁne deﬁnite desite difference berween difﬁcult ditect Donne dramatist Dryden Elizaberhan emotion English essay Euripides expression feeling ﬁgure ﬁnd ﬁne ﬁrst ﬁt Flercher George Wyndham Greek Hamler higbly hook horrowed hoth ideas impressions inﬂuence intellectual intelligence interest Jonson lahour language literary literature magniﬁcence Marlowe Marlowe’s Marvell Marvell’s Massinger Massinger’s master Matthew Arnold means meraphysical merely merhod Milton mind object passage perhaps person philosophy phrase play poem poer poerry poet prose reﬁned reﬂection Remy de Gourmont requites rheroric romantic Sainte-Beuve satite sense Shakespeare signiﬁcance sociery somerhing somerimes soul style superﬁcial Swinburne Swinburne’s Symons Tamburlaine taste thee theit thing thitd thou tion togerher tragedy variery vittue Volpone wherher Whibley words writer Wyndham