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T.S. Eliot and the cultural divide

by Chinitz, David.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Eliot, T. S. 1888-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Popular culture in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-248) and index.

    StatementDavid E. Chinitz.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3509.L43 Z64926 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 264 p. ;
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3577922M
    ISBN 100226104478
    LC Control Number2002155085

    his landmark work T. S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide (). There are only two small disagreements I have with the afterword. My first quibble concerns not Chinitz, but his source, Michele Tepper. In speaking of the long running “rules for detective fiction” tradition that started in the s and continued into the present, T. S. EliotFile Size: 1MB. David E. Chinitz, Professor of English at Loyola University Chicago, is the author of T. S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide () and Which Sin to Bear?Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes (). He is currently first vice president of the Modernist Studies Association and past president of the T. S. Eliot Format: Ebook.

      David Chinitz warms to this theme in the introduction to T.S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide (), quoting Cynthia Ozick's judgment that “by the close of the Eighties, only ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ appears to have survived the indifference of the schools” (Ozick 4). 1 Ozick's assessment is by: 2. T. S. Eliot's work demands much from his readers. The more the reader knows about his allusions and range of cultural reference, the more rewarding are his poems, essays and plays. This book is carefully designed to provide an authoritative and coherent examination of those contexts essential to the fullest understanding of his challenging and.

    It compiles the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment available of Eliot's work and careerIt explores the powerful forces that shaped Eliot as a writer and thinker, analyzing his body of work and assessing his oeuvre in a variety of contexts: historical, cultural, social, and philosophicalIt charts the surge in critical interest in T.S. Looking for books by T.S. Eliot? See all books authored by T.S. Eliot, including Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, and The Waste Land and Other Poems, and more on g: cultural divide.


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What David Chinitz has done in his important new book is show that, pace cultural studies critics,whose privileging of the popular over the aesthetic has helped render Eliot unfashionable.

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Eliot Society. David E. Chinitz is Professor of English at Loyola University Chicago and President of the Modernist Studies Association. His publications include A Companion to T.S. Eliot (), T. Eliot and the Cultural Divide (), and Which Sin To Bear?Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes (), as well as a range of articles in such journals as Callaloo, American Literary History.

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Culture has three aspects, according as we look at it in Culture and Anarchy, in Essays and Criticism, or in the is in the first of these two books that Culture shows to best advantage. And the reason is clear: Culture there stands out against a background to which it is contrasted, a background of definite items of ignorance, vulgarity and prejudice.

Eliot and the Cultural Divide () David E. Chinitz. The Birth of Modernism: Ezra Pound, W. Yeats, T. Eliot, and the Occult () Books displayed include significant contributions by a past or present member of the Eliot Society and meet the scholarly standards of the Society.

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T.S. Eliot's Notes Towards a Definition of Culture: Thomas Stearns Eliot is primarily known for his poetry but he devoted some significant amount of his attention to the matters of civilization and culture. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri but emigrated to Britain and became, to all intents and purposes, an Englishman, which he perceived he.

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Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September – 4 January ) was a poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, to a prominent Boston Brahmin family, he moved to England in at the age of 25 and went on to settle, work and marry there. He became a British subject in at the age of 39, subsequently renouncing his American : Thomas Stearns Eliot, 26 SeptemberSt.

.(T. S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide by David E. Chinitz,p. ) - Andrew Loyd Webber's musical Cats is based on fourteen poems of T. S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. The original production opened at the New London Theatre, in the West End on TV film inproduced by Really Useful Films, directed by.One recognizes the name of the Nobel-prize-winning Anglo-American poet and critic, T.S.

Eliot; one may recall also that, late in his career, he published a small book entitled Notes Toward the Definition of Culture ().

But the phrase, “Culture and Anarchy” belongs to a different author altogether.