A deconstruction of T.S. Eliot: the fire and the rose
This study examines the deconstructive themes and methods which inform T. S. Eliot's prose and poetry, and demonstrates that, long before Jacques Derrida intervened in the area of literary analysis, Eliot had already developed the principles now enshrined as deconstruction.
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The Word Without a Word
The Word Within a Word
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absence absolute abstraction aesthetic already Artaud Ash Wednesday aspect Bradley's Burnt Norton chapter claim context continues course criticism culture death deconstruction Derridaean desire diacritical discourse Eliot and Derrida Eliot writes Eliot's Poetry endless essay essential existence expression F.H. Bradley fact faith finds Fisher King Four Quartets function Gerontion Gerontion's Hugh Kenner Ibid idea ideal ideas/objects identity immediate experience indeterminacy intention interpretation Jacques Derrida Jonathan Culler Kenner Knowledge and Experience language langue linguistic Little Gidding logocentrism logos meaning merely nature never nevertheless object objective correlative original unity past philosophy poem Poetics of Literary point of view polysemous possible present privileged produces provisional Prufrock quest reality reference Romantic Rousseau Saussure Saussure's seems self-identical self-presence sense signifier simultaneously speaker speech stanza structuralists structure suggests symbol T.S. Eliot theory thought tradition transcendent Wallace Stevens Waste Land western metaphysics whole words