T.S. Eliot
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T.S. Eliot a short biography by John Worthen

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Published by Haus Pub. in London .
Written in English


  • Biography,
  • American Poets

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This biography frees T.S. Eliot from his cold and unemotional image. It offers a sympathetic study of his first marriage which does not attempt to blame, but to understand; it shows how Eliot"s poetry can be read for its revelations about his inner world.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-313) and index.

StatementJohn Worthen
LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43 Z94 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 330 p.
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27123006M
ISBN 101906598355
ISBN 109781906598358

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