This title, first published in 1961, explores the general background of attitudes, beliefs and ideas from which Eliot’s works have originated. This study examines the influences of Eliot’s work, and includes Eliot’s personal views as told to the author. The book also looks at technique, structure and imagery of his poetry. This title will be of interest to students of literature.

chapter |33 pages

Background and Influences

chapter |26 pages

The Views of the Critic

chapter |20 pages

Poetic Belief

chapter |21 pages

Technique and Thought

chapter |35 pages


chapter |30 pages

Reality (Part One)

chapter |40 pages

Reality (Part Two)

chapter |22 pages

Eliot's Synthesis