The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock | Critical Essay by Donald R. Fryxell

This literature criticism consists of approximately 14 pages of analysis & critique of The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
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Critical Essay by Donald R. Fryxell

SOURCE: “Understanding ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’,” in Robert Frost's Chicken Feathers and Other Lectures, edited by Arthur R. Husboe, The Augustana College Press, No. 1, November, 1969, pp. 33-44.

In the following essay, Fryxell discusses major themes in “Prufrock.”

T. S. Eliot is one of the best known poets in the twentieth century. And yet, when “The Waste Land,” which is Eliot's longest, his most difficult, and certainly his most controversial poem, was first published in the year 1922, T. S. Eliot was comparatively unknown, despite a volume of poetry he had written entitled Prufrock and Other Observations, which appeared in 1917, and which contained, among other poems, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” In the years after The Waste...

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