Download PDF by Louis Menand: Discovering Modernism: T. S. Eliot and His Context

By Louis Menand

while Discovering Modernism used to be first released, it shed new and welcome mild at the delivery of Modernism. This reissue of Menand's vintage highbrow background of T.S. Eliot and the singular function he performed within the upward push of literary modernism gains an up-to-date Afterword by way of the writer, in addition to an in depth severe appraisal of the development of Eliot's profession as a poet and critic. the hot Afterword used to be tailored from Menand's severely lauded essay on Eliot in The Cambridge historical past of Literary feedback, quantity Seven: Modernism and the hot Criticism. Menand exhibits how Eliot's early perspectives on literary worth and authenticity, and his later repudiation of these perspectives, replicate the profound alterations in regards to the realizing of literature and its value that happened within the early a part of the 20th century. it is going to end up an eye-opening examine for readers with an curiosity within the writings of T.S. Eliot and different luminaries of the Modernist era.

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