Friday, September 26, 2008

This Day in History 9/26

If you’re in the mood for poetry, you’ll want to celebrate the 1888 birth of poet T.S. Eliot today. Eliot, best known for his poems “The Waste Land” and “The Hollow Men,” won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Listen to his poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” on YouTube, then enjoy these Library resources:


Works by Eliot

The annotated “Waste land” with Eliot's contemporary prose

PS 3509 .L43 W3 2005 Stacks

Collected poems, 1909-1962

PS 3509 .L43 A17 1991 Stacks

The complete plays

PS 3509 .L43 A19 1967 Stacks

The sacred wood: Essays on poetry and criticism

PN 511 .E44 1950 Stacks


Adaptations

Cats: The complete original Broadway cast recording (Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber)

M 1503 .W42 C3 1983 CD Media Tower


Biography

T.S. Eliot: An imperfect life, by Lyndall Gordon

PS 3509 .L43 Z6794 1999 Stacks


Literary Criticism

A collection of critical essays on "The Waste land", by Jay Martin

PS 3509 .L43 W369 Stacks

A reader's guide to T. S. Eliot: A poem-by-poem analysis, by George Williamson

PS 3509 .L43 Z898 1974 Stacks

T.S. Eliot: Comprehensive research and study guide, by Harold Bloom

(“Bloom’s Major Poets” series)

PS 3509 .L43 Z87243 1999 Stacks

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