Toward this end we shall also consider some aspects of Eliot's biography, his literary criticism, and the cultural backdrop of his times.
Our final objective will be to clarify not only Eliot's poems but the revolution in twentieth century poetry largely attributed to Eliot and his cohort Ezra Pound.
*WHAT YOU WILL LEARN*
• T.S. Eliot Biography
• The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock
• Sweeney Among the Nightingales
• Portrait of a Lady
• Preludes -(a poem)
• The Waste Land - Introduction
• The Waste and - 1
• The Waste Land - 2
• The Waste Lnd - 3
• The Waste Land - 4
• The Waste Land - 5
• The Hollow Men
• Eliot's Conversion, Journey of the Magi
• Ash Wednesday
• Course Wrap-up: Literary and Cultural Criticism
• Concluding Note
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Instructed By : Victor Strandberg | Professor of English - Duke University
Victor Strandberg born's in New Hampshire (1935), raised in Central Massachusetts; A.B. Clark University, 1957; PhD in English and American Literature, Brown University, 1962; Taught at University of Vermont, 1962-1966; at Duke University, 1966-present.
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