See Article History Alternative Title: Thomas Stearns Eliot T. Louis, MissouriU.
He lived in St. Louis during the first eighteen years of his life and attended Harvard University. Inhe left the United States for the Sorbonne, having earned both undergraduate and masters degrees and having contributed several poems to the Harvard Advocate.
After a year in Paris, he returned to Harvard to pursue a doctorate in philosophy, but returned to Europe and settled in England in It was in London that Eliot came under the influence of his contemporary Ezra Poundwho recognized his poetic genius at once, and assisted in the publication of his work in a number of magazines, most notably "The Love Song of J.
Alfred Prufrock" in Poetry in His first book of poems, Prufrock and Other Observations, was published inand immediately established him as a leading poet of the avant-garde. As a poet, he transmuted his affinity for the English metaphysical poets of the seventeenth century most notably John Donne and the nineteenth century French symbolist poets including Baudelaire and Laforgue into radical innovations in poetic technique and subject matter.
His poems in many respects articulated the disillusionment of a younger post—World War I generation with the values and conventions—both literary and social—of the Victorian era. As a critic also, he had an enormous impact on contemporary literary taste, propounding views that, after his conversion to orthodox Christianity in the late thirties, were increasingly based in social and religious conservatism.
After a notoriously unhappy first marriage, Eliot separated from his first wife inand remarried Valerie Fletcher in Eliot received the Nobel Prize for Literature in He died in London on January 4, Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St.
Louis, Missouri in As a youngster, Thomas received the best education from schools in the United States and Europe. He went to Harvard at age 18, then on to Germany, the Sorbonne in France, and Oxford in England to study literature. In he met the entrepreneur, Ezra Pound.
Thomas Stearns Eliot, OM (26 September – 4 January ), was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and "one of the twentieth century's major poets". Born in St. Louis, Missouri, in the United States, to a prominent Boston Brahmin family, he moved to England in.
An introduction to T.
S. Eliot’s life and work. We could write thousands of words as part of a T. S. Eliot biography, but instead we’ll limit ourselves to a reasonably short piece that distils all of the most interesting aspects of Eliot’s life into one relatively brief post.
Thomas Stearns Eliot, also known as T.S. Eliot, was an extraordinarily influential poet and playwright who captured the true essence of his modern day society, and brought it to life through his various works. He believed that ``poetry should aim to represent the the complexities of modern.
An introduction to T. S. Eliot's life and work We could write thousands of words as part of a T. S. Eliot biography, but instead we'll limit ourselves to a reasonably short piece that distils all of the most interesting aspects of Eliot's life into one relatively brief post.
read poems by this poet. Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St. Louis, Missouri, on September 26, He lived in St. Louis during the first eighteen years of his life and attended Harvard University.