Complete Poems and Plays,: 1909-1950

Complete Poems and Plays,: 1909-1950

by T. S. Eliot

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Overview

This omnibus collection includes all of the author’s early poetry as well as the Four Quartets, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, and the plays Murder in the Cathedral, The Family Reunion, and The Cocktail Party.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780151211852
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 11/28/1952
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 187,364
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.43(d)

About the Author

THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He moved to England in 1914 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965.

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CHAPTER 1

PRUFROCK AND OTHER OBSERVATIONS 1917

For Jean Verdenal, 1889-1915 mort aux Dardanelles

Or puoi la quantitate Comprender dell' amor ch'a te mi scalda, Quando dismento nostra vanitate Trattando l'ombre come cosa salda.

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
The winter evening settles down With smell of steaks in passageways.

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Table of Contents

Title Page,
Table of Contents,
Copyright,
COLLECTED POEMS,
PRUFROCK,
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,
Portrait of a Lady,
Preludes,
Rhapsody on a Windy Night,
Morning at the Window,
The Boston Evening Transcript,
Aunt Helen,
Cousin Nancy,
Mr. Apollinax,
Hysteria,
Conversation Galante,
La Figlia che Piange,
POEMS,
Gerontion,
Burbank with a Baedeker: Bleistein with a Cigar,
Sweeney Erect,
A Cooking Egg,
Le Directeur,
Mélange Adultère de Tout,
Lune de Miel,
The Hippopotamus,
Dans le Restaurant,
Whispers of Immortality,
Mr. Eliot's Sunday Morning Service,
Sweeney Among the Nightingales,
THE WASTE LAND,
Notes on "The Waste Land",
THE HOLLOW MEN,
The Hollow Men,
ASH-WEDNESDAY,
ARIEL POEMS,
Journey of the Magi,
A Song for Simeon,
Animula,
Marina,
UNFINISHED POEMS,
Sweeney Agonistes,
Coriolan,
MINOR POEMS,
Eyes That Last I Saw in Tears,
The Wind Sprang Up at Four O'Clock,
Five-Finger Exercises,
Landscapes,
Lines for an Old Man,
CHORUSES FROM "THE ROCK",
FOUR QUARTETS,
Burnt Norton,
East Coker,
The Dry Salvages,
Little Gidding,
OLD POSSUM'S BOOK OF PRACTICAL CATS,
The Naming of Cats,
The Old Gumbie Cat,
Growltiger's Last Stand,
The Rum Tum Tugger,
The Song of the Jellicles,
Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer,
Old Deuteronomy,
Of the Awefull Battle of the Pekes and the Pollicles: Together with Some Account of the Participation of the Pugs and the Poms, and the Intervention of Great Rumpuscat,
Mr. Mistoffelees,
Macavity: the Mystery Cat,
Gus: the Theatre Cat,
Bustopher Jones: the Cat about Town,
Skimbleshanks: the Railway Cat,
The Ad-dressing of Cats,
MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL,
THE FAMILY REUNION,
THE COCKTAIL PARTY,

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