T. S. Eliot, Anti-Semitism, and Literary Form

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CUP Archive, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 308 pages
Of the many different kinds of anti-Semite, T. S. Eliot was the rarest kind: one who was able to place his anti-Semitism at the service of his art. Anthony Julius's critically acclaimed study looks both at the detail of Eliot's deployment of anti-Semitic discourse and at the role it played in his greater literary undertaking. Julius's seminal study has provoked a reassessment of Eliot's work among poets, scholars, critics and readers, which will invigorate debate for some time to come.
 

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Contents

Gerontion criticism and the limits of the dramatic
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Sweeney among the Nightingales Burbank and
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Dirge A Cooking Egg The Waste Land and
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Freethinking Jews persecuted Jews and the anti
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Making amends making amendments
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