Eliot and his age: T. S. Eliot's moral imagination in the twentieth century

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Random House,
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[1971]
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[1st ed.]
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Eliot and His Age remains the best introduction to T. S. Eliot's life, ideas, and literary works. It is the essential starting place for anyone who would understand what Eliot was about. Russell Kirk's view of his older friend is sympathetic but not adulatory. His insights into Eliot's writings are informed by wide reading in the same authors who most influenced the poet, as well as by similar experiences and convictions. Kirk elaborates here a significant theory of literary meaning in general, showing how great literary works awaken our intuitive reason, giving us profound visions of truth that transcend logical processes. And he traces Eliot's political and cultural ideas to their true sources, showing the balance and subtlety of Eliot's views. Eliot and His Age is a literary biography that will endure when much of the more recent writing on Eliot is gathering dust.
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subject_facetBiographies
Didactic poetry, American -- History and criticism
Electronic books
Eliot, T. S. -- (Thomas Stearns), -- 1888-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation
Eliot, T. S. -- (Thomas Stearns), -- 1888-1965 -- Ethics
Ethics in literature
Moral conditions in literature
title_displayEliot and his age; : T. S. Eliot's moral imagination in the twentieth century
title_fullEliot and his age : T. S. Eliot's moral imagination in the twentieth century / Russell Kirk ; Benjamin G. Lockerd, Jr., introduction
Eliot and his age : t. s. eliot's moral imagination in the twentieth century [electronic resource] / Russell Kirk
Eliot and his age; T. S. Eliot's moral imagination in the twentieth century Kirk, Russell.
title_shortEliot and his age
title_subT. S. Eliot's moral imagination in the twentieth century
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Didactic poetry, American
Electronic books
Eliot, T. S
Ethics
Ethics in literature
History and criticism
Moral conditions in literature