The Waste Land and Other Poems

The Waste Land and Other Poems

by T. S. Eliot

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“For many successive generations now, ‘The Waste Land,’ ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,’ and ‘Four Quartets’ have continued to excited readers and to inspire young poets. Teenagers still discover his work with a thrill of wonder and recognition. Eliot’s unique power, his understanding of interrelated beauty and squalor, freshness and despair, survives academic fashions, survives all interpretations, survives even his own dicta and formulations. He is one of the great poets.”  —Robert Pinsky, former Poet Laureate and author of Singing School

“An exalted nightmare, one of the great poems of the 20th century.”  —Edward Hirsch, author of How to Read a Poem (and Fall in Love with Poetry) and A Poet’s Glossary

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547546407

  • ISBN-10: 0547546408

  • Pages: 96

  • Price: $8.99

  • Publication Date: 03/10/2014

  • Age(s): 14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 9-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 1350L

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T. S. Eliot

THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He moved to England in 1914 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965.
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Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547546407

  • ISBN-10: 0547546408

  • Pages: 96

  • Price: $8.99

  • Publication Date: 03/10/2014

  • Age(s): 14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 9-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 1350L

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