T. S. Eliot | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Edwin Muir

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of T. S. Eliot.
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Critical Essay by Edwin Muir

Probably no writer of our time has said more things about the art of literature which are at once new and incontrovertible than Mr. T. S. Eliot has said. He has written very little. His criticism is contained in "The Sacred Wood," a small book, and in "Homage to John Dryden," a still smaller one. With every subject he has attempted he has only made a beginning, said a few pregnant or subversive words, and stopped. His criticisms of Dante, Blake, Swinburne, and Dryden have the appearance of footnotes. The series of essays in "The Sacred T(homas) S(tearns) Eliot 1888–1965T(homas) S(tearns) Eliot 1888–1965 Photography by Angus McBean; reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber LtdWood" on the problems of criticism end with a remarkable economy of generalization. Even in essays which are more...

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