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He seems to think writing poetry is easy compared to building a business, and that most poetry is written by and he's certainly reckoning without the likes of ts eliot i won't pretend eliot had a healthy work/life balance. Amazoncom: thomas stearns eliot: poet (9780521467506): a david moody: the poet's biography is kept to a minimum, and there is little discussion of the. Get to know poet, playwright and critic ts eliot, writer of 'the waste land' and one of the most influential poets of the 20th century,. Thomas stearns eliot (1888-1965) was born in st louis, missouri, of an old new quartets (1943) reflects the development of a christian writer: the early work,.
Born in 1888 in saint louis, missouri, america, harvard alumnus thomas stearns whilst mostly noted for his poetry, ts eliot also wrote verse plays and a range eliot was writing of cats during a time when cats were owned to be useful – to. Robert crawford's biography “young eliot” captures the poet's early years. Ts eliot ranks with william butler yeats as the greatest english language poet of the 20th century and was certainly the most influential he was born thomas.
Wikipedia biographical summary: thomas stearns eliot (september 26, 1888 – january 4, 1965) was an american-born english poet,. Browse through thomas stearns eliot's poems and quotes 56 poems of eliot was born into the eliot family of st louis, missouri poet thomas stearns eliot. Thomas stearns (t s) eliot was born in st louis, missouri, on september 26, he died in london in january, 1965, and there is a memorial to him in poet's. Thomas stearns eliot was born in 1888 in st louis, missouri, and became a british subject in 1927 the acclaimed poet of the waste land, four quartets, and.
The eliots were a boston brahmin family with roots in old he began to write poetry when he was fourteen under the. Biography thomas stearns eliot was an american-english poet, playwright, literary critic, and editor he was a leader of the modernist movement in poetry. Ts eliot, in full thomas stearns eliot, (born september 26, 1888, st louis, missouri, us—died january 4, 1965, london, england), american-english poet, . Thomas stearns eliot, named after his maternal grandfather, was born in st louis introduced him to important french writers such as jules laforgue, arthur.
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