The Waste Land and Other Writings (Modern Library Classics)

The Waste Land and Other Writings (Modern Library Classics)

T.S. Eliot


Also comprises Prufrock and different Observations, Poems (1920), and The Sacred Wood
Introduction by way of Mary Karr
 
First released in 1922, “The Waste Land,” T. S. Eliot’s masterpiece, is not just one of many key works of modernism but additionally one of many maximum poetic achievements of the 20th century. A richly allusive pilgrimage of religious and mental torment and redemption, Eliot’s poem exerted a innovative impression on his contemporaries, summoning forth a effective new poetic language. As Kenneth Rexroth wrote, Eliot “articulated the brain of an epoch in phrases that appeared its so much average expression.” As commanding as his verse, Eliot’s feedback additionally remodeled twentieth-century letters, and this contemporary Library version incorporates a number of Eliot’s most vital essays.

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