T. S. Eliot: His Age and Poetic Drama


  • Dr. Piyushbala Asst. Professor, Dept. Of English, Ranchi College, Ranchi, India,Ranchi College


Philosophy, Religion, Poetic Drama, Absurd Theatre


Thomas Stearns Eliot was man of philosophy. He touched and enriched every field of English literature. He championed as a man of new hearing. He was a hard –working, studious and diligent enthusiast after knowledge. He described himself as classicist in literature and Anglo-catholic in religion. Poetic-drama is a great achievement of Eliot. He tried to use poetry and drama as a means of usefulness. He had observed two world wars and its consequences.  He advocated religion in literature.


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How to Cite

Dr. Piyushbala. (2016). T. S. Eliot: His Age and Poetic Drama. The Creative Launcher, 1(3), 36–40. Retrieved from https://www.thecreativelauncher.com/index.php/tcl/article/view/384