T. S. Eliot: His Age and Poetic Drama

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

Keywords:

Philosophy, Religion, Poetic Drama, Absurd Theatre

Abstract

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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References

Compton-Rickett: A History of English Literature

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Dr. A. G. George: T. S. Eliot: His Mind and Art, Asia Publishing House, Bombay, 1962.

E. Albert: A History of English Literature.

S. L. Bethell: “T. S. Eliot’s Introduction to Shakespeare and the Popular Dramatic Traditions”, Faber.

T. S. Eliot: ‘The Listener”, 1936.

G. Wilson. Knight’s: “The Wheel of Fire”, Oxford University Press. 1949.

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A. C. Ward: Twentieth Century Literature

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Published

2016-08-31

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