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

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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.
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About the author

G. Douglas Atkins is a Professor of English at the University of Kansas, USA. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books, including Reading T.S. Eliot: 'Four Quartets' and the Journey Towards Understanding; T.S. Eliot and the Essay; On the Familiar Essay; Challenging Academic Orthodoxies; Literary Paths to Religious Understanding: Essays on Dryden, Pope, Keats, George Eliot, Joyce, T.S. Eliot, and E.B. White; and Swift's Satires on Modernism. He is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships, including NEH, the Mellon Foundation, and American Council of Learned Societies; has received several awards for teaching; and was the winner of the Kenyon Review's prize for literary excellence in nonfiction prose.

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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Aug 29, 2013
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Pages
76
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ISBN
9781137364692
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Language
English
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Genres
Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Criticism / Ancient & Classical
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / Medieval
Literary Criticism / Modern / 20th Century
Literary Criticism / Poetry
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
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