• The Metaphysical Poets
    John Donne (1572 – 1631) was the most influential metaphysical poet. His personal relationship with spirituality is at the center of most of his work, and the psychological analysis and sexual realism of his work marked a dramatic departure from traditional, genteel verse. His early work, collecte
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  • Metaphysical Poets
    Amanda Taylor English 1101 Dr. Marla J. Fowler 8-5-12 Metaphysical Poets The term metaphysical poets was coined by the poet and critic Samuel Johnson to describe a loose group of British lyric poets of the 17th century, whose work was characterized b
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  • Metaphysical Poetry
     Metaphysical poetry, a term coined by Samuel Johnson, has its roots in 17th-century England. This type of poetry is witty, ingenious, and highly philosophical. It topics included love, life and existence. It used literary elements of similes, metaphors, imagery, paradoxes, conceit, and far-
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  • Eliot as Dramatist
    T.S. Eliot as a dramatist Introduction American-English poet, playwright, and critic, a leader of the modernist movement in literature. Eliot was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1948. His most famous work is THE WASTE LAND, written when he was 34. On one level this highly compl
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  • T. S. Eliot’s the Waste Land and the Poetics of the Mythical Method
    Current critical debate discusses contemporary poetry in terms of the Pound, Stevens or Williams’ era, forgetting T. S. Eliot, the poet who presided over the literary scenario for almost half a century. Eliot’s bookishness, political conservatism and religious leanings, together with the Moderni
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  • Metaphysical Poetry(Part 1)
    Metaphysical Poetry The term ‘metaphysical poets’ came into being long after the the poets, to whom it is applied, were dead. What later came to be known as ‘metaphysical poetry’ was referred to, by contemporaries, as ‘strong lived’- a term which meant something more than the poet’s
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  • Characteristics of Metaphysical Poetry
    What is a metaphysical poem? Metaphysical poetry is concerned with the whole experience of man, but the intelligence, learning and seriousness of the poets means that the poetry is about the profound areas of experience especially - about love, romantic and sensual; about man's relationship with
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  • Modernism Ala Eliot
    1. Focusing on one section of The Waste Land, explain how Eliot`s ideas of tradition (as put forth in "Tradition and the Individual Talent") are manifested in his modernist poetry. His poetry expressed the change of new work. His poetry defined the meaning of modernism, which will readjust the mea
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  • Eliot and Lawrence
    T. S. Eliot and D. H. Lawrence – Compare and Contrast their Techniques and Themes T. S. Eliot and D. H. Lawrence, although they are both contemporary authors of Modernist period, express different values and techniques. They are both born in 1880s when the world enters the industrial age. Whi
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  • Metaphysical Poetry
    The Dynamic Image in Metaphysical Poetry Author(s): Alice Stayert Brandenburg Reviewed work(s): Source: PMLA, Vol. 57, No. 4 (Dec., 1942), pp. 1039-1045 Published by: Modern Language Association Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/458875 . Accessed: 05/03/2013 12:52 Your use of the JSTOR archiv
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  • T. S. Eliot as a Critic
    Eliot, T. S., in full THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT (b. Sept. 26, 1888, St. Louis, Mo., U.S. – d. Jan. 4, 1965, London, Eng.), American-English poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor, a leader of the modernist movement in poetry in such works as The Waste Land (1922) and Four Quartets (1943). Eliot
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  • ts eliot
    What according to T. S. Eliot, is ‘dissociation of sensibility’? What is his charge against Milton and Dryden in the essay on ‘The Metaphysical Poets’? Eliot’s theory of the ‘dissociation of sensibility’ may be said to be an attempt to find some kind of historical explanation to the...
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  • T.S Eliot as a Critic
    In the history of written art, some of the authors and poets took the lead and pushed literature beyond its borders. Some was known well and included in cannon some was not known. Either way, these pioneers' contribution to art is undeniable. Thomas Stearns Elliot was a mortal poet but his works are
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  • About Various Poets
    Sujata Bhatt * | * | | * | * | | * | BiographySujata Bhatt was born in Ahmedabad, India, in 1956. She grew up in Pune, India, and in the United States. She received her MFA from the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa, and now lives in Ge
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  • Eliot on Tradition and Individual Talent
    Tradition answer in Eliot T.S. Eliot's essay, Tradition and the Individual Talent (1920) is one of the earliest offerings of his literary theory. The essay outlines his philosophy of "tradition" and the implications this has for the poet, critic, and scholar. Tradition for Eliot includes a much bro
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  • The Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock by T.S. Eliot
    The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock A Descriptive Paper Presented to the Faculty of College of Arts and Sciences University of the Cordilleras In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Course English 2 Writing in the Discipline 10:20 – 11:45 MWF By Juan Carlos P. Canilao Ap
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