Essay on The Sacred Wood and Began the Waste Land by T.S. Eliot

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T.S. Eliot was one of many award winning book writers. T.S. Eliot was known as a ‘’hard working writer.’’ He published his first book in 1915, starting off his career as a writer/poet. T.S. Eliot was born September 26, 1888 in St. Louis. He was the youngest of seven born to Henry Ware Eliot and Charlotte Eliot. In 1906–10, undergraduate at Harvard. He discovered the Symbolists and Lafarge. He was in editor of the Harvard Advocate, a literary magazine. In 1911-14 he was in graduate student in philosophy at Harvard. In 1914 he settled in England where his poems came to the attention of the American poet Ezra Portland. He studied at the University of Marbury, Germany, cut off by war. He resided at Merton College, Oxford. He published in…show more content…
“What is a classic” was published in 1944. A lecture was given in Washington in 1945. T. S. visited Ezra Pound at St. Elizabeth’s hospital too. Then he shared an apartment in London with John Hayward until 1957. Eliot received an honorary degree from Howard in 1947. His first wife also had died after a long illness. In 1948, he was awarded the order of Merit and the Nobel Prize for literature. He created Notes Toward a Definition of Culture. In 1950, The Cocktail Party was published. In 1951, Eliot suffered a mild heart attack. He began to have poor health afterwards. T. S. was awarded the Hanseatic Goeth Prize in 1954. 1956, he lectured in Minneapolis on “The Frontiers of Criticism.” Eliot married Valerie Fletcher, his own personal secretary. He became an elderly statesman. He lectured at Leeds. He also published “To Criticize the Critic”. He was seriously ill in London. After he got a little better, he visited New York with his wife, Valerie in 1963. He died in London on January 4th. He was a very smart and creative writer and he worked hard at what he did (Bloom 121). The Criterion was the most distinguished international critical journal of the period was published between the years of 1922 and 1939. The Murder in the Cathedral was published and performed in 1935. Eliot had plays which began with Sweeney Agonists (published in 1926; first performed in 1934) and ended with The Elder Statesman (first performed in 1958; published in 1959) (Childs 2). The

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