The Waste Land and Other Poems
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The Waste Land and Other Poems


Few readers need any introduction to the work of the most influential poet of the twentieth century. In addition to the title poem, this selecion includes "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock", "Gerontion", "Ash Wednesday", and other poems from Mr. Eliot's early and middle work.

"In ten years' time," wrote Edmund Wilson in Axel0s Castle (1931), "Eliot has left upon English poetry a mark more unmistakable than that of any other poet writing in English." In 1948 Mr. Eliot was awarded the Nobel Prize "for his work as trail-blazing pioneer of modern poetry".

Title:The Waste Land and Other Poems
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:88 pages

    The Waste Land and Other Poems Reviews

  • Jonathan
    Jul 18, 2013

    My ode to T.S. EliotT. S. Eliot, You walked among the starsIn your words, light trails blazing.Master of the modern,Ruler of the poetic.There is, and was, no poet to compare.Your mythology and legend ...

  • Trevor
    Jan 10, 2008

    Eliot is such a pompous old fart, how could anyone not love him? When I was still in high school if you wanted to be in the group of people who had any pretensions as ‘intellectuals’ or whatever e...

  • Riku Sayuj
    Dec 01, 2011

    The Unreal Wastelands & Labyrinths - What Memory Keeps and Throws Away; An Exercise in Recollection: in flashes and distortions. ____________________________You! Hypocrite lecteur! – mon semblable, ...

  • Seemita
    Jun 05, 2015

    Thomas Stearns Eliot. A lot is hidden between those three words. A whole world perhaps. A depth measured by many oceans, a mystery viewed from bewitching lenses, a song marrying numerous notes, a cand...

  • Jason Koivu
    Jan 14, 2015

    Hey, three stars from me for poetry is good! Why? Because I don't like the stuff. Yep, I'm a savage heathen. I LOVED the stuff as a teen. I wrote notebooks filled with poetry (or at least something li...

  • Joseph
    May 28, 2017

    In the upcoming book The World Broke in Two by Bill Goldstein, Virginia Woolf is pleased by hearing "The Wasteland" read by Eliot. Several times she mentions that she has not read the poem but only li...

  • Afshar
    Mar 01, 2017

    اگر به خاطر نقطه ساکن نبود رقصی وجود نداشت ...

  • Oriana
    May 27, 2014

    This is one of my favorite books of all time and to prove it, I named my dog Prufrock. I wanted to put a picture of him here for you SO BAD that after stoically refusing for a million years, I finally...

  • David
    Sep 06, 2012

    I think "The Waste Land" and the other poems in this collection ("Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," and "Gerontion," "Portrait of a Lady" and "Four Quartets") are brilliant. That said, I have to sort ...

  • Bruce
    Aug 17, 2010

    Although I have read “The Waste Land” a number of times, it has been a long time since I read it last, and I have never studied it very thoroughly, having become entranced with “Four Quartets”...

About T.S. Eliot

T.S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot was a poet, dramatist and literary critic. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948 "for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry." He wrote the poems The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, The Waste Land, The Hollow Men, Ash Wednesday, and Four Quartets; the plays Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail Party; and the essay Tradition and the Individ