T.S. Eliot's Bleistein poems: uses of literary allusion in Burbank with a baedeker: Bleistein with a cigar and Dirge

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International Scholars Publications, 2000 - Literary Criticism - 400 pages
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Patricia Sloane's study is a detailed reassessment of two of the poet's most provocative works that examines Eliot's allusions and larger purpose. In this close reading of the two poems in which Bleistein appears, Sloane shows that Burbank is an intricate derivation of Dante's Inferno.

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Sloane is Research Fellow at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies, National University of Malaysia.

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