The Waste Land and Other Poems

The Waste Land and Other Poems

Few readers need any introduction to the work of the most influential poet of the twentieth century. In addition to the title poem, this selecion includes "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", "Gerontion", "Ash Wednesday", and other poems from Mr. Eliot's early and middle work. "In ten years' time," wrote Edmund Wilson in Axel0s Castle (1931), "Eliot has left upon English...

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Title:The Waste Land and Other Poems
Author:T.S. Eliot
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ISBN:015694877X
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:88 pages

The Waste Land and Other Poems Reviews

  • Trevor
    Jan 10, 2008
    Eliot is such a pompous old fart, how could anyone not love him? When I was still in high school if you wanted to be in the group of people who had any pretensions as ‘intellectuals’ or whatever else it was we had pretensions of – Eliot was de rigueur. I know large slabs of this poem ...
  • Bruce
    Aug 17, 2010
    Although I have read “The Waste Land” a number of times, it has been a long time since I read it last, and I have never studied it very thoroughly, having become entranced with “Four Quartets” and devoted most of my time and attention to that magnificent poem. Reading TWL again n...
  • Riku Sayuj
    Dec 01, 2011
    The Unreal Wastelands & Labyrinths - What Memory Keeps and Throws Away; An Exercise in Recollection: in flashes and distortions. ____________________________You! Hypocrite lecteur! – mon semblable, - mon frère! ____________________________Chimes follow the Fire Sermon:A rat crept softly thro...
  • Emilian Kasemi
    Aug 23, 2012
    After the torchlight red on sweaty faces After the frosty silence in the gardens After the agony in stony places The shouting and the crying Prison and palace and reverberation Of thunder of spring over distant mountains He who was living is now dead We who were living are now dying With a little pa...
  • David
    Sep 06, 2012
    I think "The Waste Land" and the other poems in this collection ("Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," and "Gerontion," "Portrait of a Lady" and "Four Quartets") are brilliant. That said, I have to sort of hold T.S. Eliot responsible for everything I hate about modern poetry. Obviously T. Stearns isn't...
  • Jonathan
    Jul 18, 2013
    My ode to T.S. EliotT. S. Eliot, You walked among the starsIn your words, light trails blazing.Master of the modern,Ruler of the poetic.There is, and was, no poet to compare.Your mythology and legend stand immense.Behold the waste land of the world,Behold the glorious prose of a world shaker.Though ...
  • Oriana
    May 27, 2014
    This is one of my favorite books of all time and to prove it, I named my dog Prufrock. I wanted to put a picture of him here for you SO BAD that after stoically refusing for a million years, I finally opened a Flickr account so I upload my pix on GR. So here is a shot of the time the cutest dog ever...
  • Jason Koivu
    Jan 14, 2015
    Hey, three stars from me for poetry is good! Why? Because I don't like the stuff. Yep, I'm a savage heathen. I LOVED the stuff as a teen. I wrote notebooks filled with poetry (or at least something like poetry) back then. Somewhere along the line I lost my taste for it and now I can barely stand it....
  • Seemita
    Jun 05, 2015
    Thomas Stearns Eliot. A lot is hidden between those three words. A whole world perhaps. A depth measured by many oceans, a mystery viewed from bewitching lenses, a song marrying numerous notes, a candle thriving on inexhaustible wax.During his writing season, that spanned over three decades, T S Eli...
  • Afshar
    Mar 01, 2017
    اگر به خاطر نقطه ساکن نبود رقصی وجود نداشت ...