By T. S. Eliot
The textual content of Eliot's 1922 masterpiece is observed via thorough explanatory annotations in addition to by way of Eliot's personal knotty notes, a few of which require annotation themselves. For ease of examining, this Norton serious variation provides The Waste Landas it first seemed within the American variation (Boni & Liveright), with Eliot's notes on the finish.
Contexts offers readers with priceless fabrics on The Waste Land's assets, composition, and booklet history.
Criticism lines the poem's reception with twenty-five experiences and essays, from first reactions during the finish of the 20th century. integrated are stories released within the Times Literary Supplement, besides decisions by means of Virginia Woolf, Gilbert Seldes, Edmund Wilson, Elinor Wylie, Conrad Aiken, Charles Powell, Gorham Munson, Malcolm Cowley, Ralph Ellison, John Crowe Ransom, I. A. Richards, F. R. Leavis, Cleanth Brooks, Delmore Schwartz, Denis Donoghue, Robert Langbaum, Marianne Thormählen, A. D. Moody, Ronald Bush, Maud Ellman, Christine Froula, and Tim Armstrong. A Chronology and chosen Bibliography are incorporated.
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