Additional Resources for The Cocktail Party by T. S. Eliot

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Bush, Ronald, T S. Eliot: A Study In Character and Style, Oxford University Press, 1983

Mixing biography and literary criticism, Bush focuses on Eliot' s poetry and his theory of art.

Cahill, Audrey F , T S Eliot and The Human Predicament, University of Natal Press, 1967

This work primarily refers to Eliot's other plays but does give readers some background on his thoughts.

Crawford, Robert, The Savage and the City in the Works of T S. Eliot, Clarendon Press, 1987.

An analysis of Eliot's works in terms of archetypes savages, devils, etc -is provided in this book. The Cocktail Party is fairly typical in its use of these elements.

Gardner, Helen, The Art of T S. Eliot, E. P Dutton & Co., 1959.

First published during Eliot's lifetime, this book contains a good overview of Eliot's career as a dramatist

Kirk, Russell, Eliot and His Age' T S Eliot's Moral Imagination in...

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