By T. S. Eliot
The textual content of Eliot's 1922 masterpiece is observed by means of thorough explanatory annotations in addition to by way of Eliot's personal knotty notes, a few of which require annotation themselves. For ease of studying, this Norton severe variation offers The Waste Landas it first seemed within the American variation (Boni & Liveright), with Eliot's notes on the finish.
Contexts presents readers with worthwhile fabrics on The Waste Land's assets, composition, and ebook history.
Criticism strains the poem's reception with twenty-five stories and essays, from first reactions throughout the finish of the 20th century. integrated are stories released within the Times Literary Supplement, in addition to choices through Virginia Woolf, Gilbert Seldes, Edmund Wilson, Elinor Wylie, Conrad Aiken, Charles Powell, Gorham Munson, Malcolm Cowley, Ralph Ellison, John Crowe Ransom, I. A. Richards, F. R. Leavis, Cleanth Brooks, Delmore Schwartz, Denis Donoghue, Robert Langbaum, Marianne Thormählen, A. D. Moody, Ronald Bush, Maud Ellman, Christine Froula, and Tim Armstrong. A Chronology and chosen Bibliography are integrated.
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