1300 36 33 32

The Waste Land (1922) is widely recognized as a central text of modernism and is often described as the most important poem of the twentieth century. This guide begins with early reviews and discussions from the 1920s and '30s, considered alongside Eliot's own critical essays, showing how he set the critical terms by which his poem has been read. Examining the ways in which the poem became accepted as a literary classic, the guide then looks at New Critical and Formalist readings. The final chapters examine deconstructive readings that challenge The Waste Land's assumed cultural power by looking at it in light of Marxist, feminist, psychoanalytical, and cultural materialist reading practices.

Buy T. S. Eliot -The "Waste Land" book by T. S. Eliot from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780231124256
ISBN-10: 0231124252
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 136mm x 13mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United States

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about T. S. Eliot -The "Waste Land" book by T. S. Eliot and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write Review


Author Biography - T. S. Eliot

Nick Selby teaches at the University of Wales, Swansea.

Books By Author T. S. Eliot

Jellicle Cats by T. S. Eliot

Jellicle Cats

Paperback, February 2017
$13.49
Macavity's Not There! by T. S. Eliot

Macavity's Not There!

Hardback, July 2016
$22.49
Letters of T. S. Eliot by T. S. Eliot

The Letters of T. S. Eliot

Hardback, February 2016
$91.27
Skimbleshanks by T. S. Eliot

Skimbleshanks

Paperback, November 2015
$13.49