T. S. Eliot, Anti-Semitism, and Literary Form
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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
acknowledge aesthetic American anti argued argument assert beauty become Bleistein Burbank cause Christian claim context continuing contrast criticism culture dead death deny derive described Dirge distinction effect Eliot Eliot's anti-Semitism Eliot's poetry English essay example existence expressed eyes fear free-thinking Gerontion give hostility human ideas identified imagination instance intellectual Jewish Jews kind lacks language later letter Lewis liberalism lines literary literature live means merely misogyny murder nature Notes object once origin passage person phrase play poem poem's poet poetic poetry political possible Pound proposes prose published question Quoted race reader reason reference refusal regarded rejected relation religion remarked represents repudiation Ricks Semitism sense society Strange Gods Sweeney Symbolism taken texts theme thing thought tradition ugly Waste Land Wilson women writing wrote
All Book Search results »