T S Eliot: 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' and 'The Waste Land'
‘Prufrock’ is as fresh today as when it was first written, and, for better or worse, The Waste Land remains the celebrated poem of its age, … a text that may be venerated, despised, rejected or enjoyed, but not ignored. Contents: Part 1: Before The Waste Land. Part 2: ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’. Part 3: The Waste Land - including The Role of Ezra Pound; The Dramatic Consciousness; The Mythic Consciousness; The Epigraph. Part 4: A Commentary on The Waste Land. Part 5: Bibliography. Part 6: Hyperlinked texts — a valuable compendium of the key works Eliot quotes or alludes to in The Waste Land
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