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T. S. Eliot

(1888—1965) poet, critic, and publisher

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Eliot, T[homas] S[tearns]

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The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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2004
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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203 words

The expatriate American, who spent most of his creative career in England as a British subject, is remembered by American

Eliot, T. S.

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005
(1888–1965), American poet, critic, and dramatist, the son of a successful businessman of New England descent, born in St Louis, Missouri, where he attended the Smith Academy, ... More
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns)

Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns) (1888–1965)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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2010
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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64 words

He was assistant editor at The Egoist (1917–18) and established the Criterion magazine (1922)—where The Waste Land...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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104 words

b. USA. His poem The Waste Land (1922), with its complex language and bleak view of contemporary

Eliot, T. S.

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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268 words

(1888–1965)

Anglo-American poet, dramatist, and critic. His first dramatic work, Sweeney Agonistes: Fragments of an Aristophanic Melodrama (...

Eliot, T. S.

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Victoria Stec

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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2005
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Performing arts, Theatre
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(1888–1965)

Anglo-American poet, dramatist, and critic. Born in the USA, he studied at the universities of Harvard, the Sorbonne, and Oxford, before settling in London in ...

Eliot, Thomas Stearns

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The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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2010
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Philosophy
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765 words

T. S. Eliot was born on 26 September 1888 in St. Louis, Missouri. He was educated at Harvard (BA in

Eliot, T. S.

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Hugh Haughton

The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (2 ed.)

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2013
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Literature, Literary studies - poetry and poets
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Born in St Louis, Missouri, the youngest child of Charlotte Champe Stearns Eliot and Henry Ware Eliot, a southern

Eliot, T[homas] S[tearns]

Eliot, T[homas] S[tearns] (26 Sept. 1888)   Reference library

The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

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2010
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Performing arts, Theatre
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(b. St Louis, Mo., 26 Sept. 1888; d. London, 4 Jan. 1965)

American-born, naturalized (1927

Eliot, T(homas) S(tearns)

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
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202 words

(1888–1965),

poet and dramatist, American by birth but English by adoption, who initiated a revival of poetic drama...

Eliot, T[homas] S[tearns]

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
Subject:
Literature
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859 words
(1888–1965), born in St. Louis, graduated from Harvard (1910) and studied at the Sorbonne and at Merton College, Oxford. For a year he was an instructor in philosophy at Harvard, ... More
Eliot, Thomas Stearns

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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2003
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Religion
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116 words

(1888–1965).

Poet and critic. His religious background was Unitarian, which gave way to a despairing agnosticism which finds

Eliot, T. S.

Eliot, T. S.   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
10,591 words

Thomas Stearns Eliot was born on 26 September 1888 in St. Louis. The Eliots originally hailed from Somerset in England

Eliot, T(homas) S(tearns)

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
Subject:
History
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775 words

US-born British poet, critic, and playwright. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948 and appointed to the OM the same year....

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