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T.S. Eliot and the Failure to Connect: Satire and Modern Misunderstandings

  • Authors
  • G. Douglas Atkins

About this book

Introduction

Here, G. Douglas Atkins offers a fresh new reading of the past century's most famous poem in English, T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land (1922). Using a comparatist approach that is both intra-textual and inter-textual, this book is a bold analysis of satire of modern forms of misunderstanding.

Keywords

1922 English experience George Eliot poem quartet satire tradition understanding

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