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The Waste Land By T. S. Eliot
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The Waste Land is a 434-line modernist poem by T. S. Eliot published in 1922. It has been called one of the most important poems of the 20th century. Despite the poem's obscurity—its shifts... More > between satire and prophecy, its abrupt and unannounced changes of speaker, location and time, its elegiac but intimidating summoning up of a vast and dissonant range of cultures and literatures—the poem has become a familiar touchstone of modern literature. Among its famous phrases are "April is the cruellest month," "I will show you fear in a handful of dust," and the mantra in the Sanskrit language "Shantih shantih shantih." Eliot probably worked on what was to become The Waste Land for several years preceding its first publication in 1922. In a letter to New York lawyer and patron of modernism John Quinn dated 9 May 1921, Eliot wrote that he had "a long poem in mind and partly on paper which I am wishful to finish."< Less
The Waste Land By T. S. Eliot
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The Waste Land is a classic poem by T. S. Eliot, considered a landmark text of the Modernist movement. Famous for juxtaposing Eastern cultures with Western literary references, The Waste Land has... More > been celebrated for its eloquence, depth of meaning and numerous subtleties. Rich with allusions to religious texts of Hinduism and Buddhism, ancient literature, and Eliot's own life, the poem is admired to this day and is a common text in school and university English literature courses. Painstakingly composed, the original drafts of The Waste Land were far longer than the final edition which is composed of five distinct parts. Truncation occurred on the advice of Eliot's contemporary and friend Ezra Pound. A famous line - "And we shall play a game of chess/The ivory men make company between us / Pressing lidless eyes and waiting for a knock upon the door" - was removed at the request of Eliot's wife Vivienne, it is thought for being too revealing about their married life.< Less
THE WASTE LAND By Thomas S. Eliot
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Thomas Eliot's The Waste Land in complete version with original notes, images, video contributions. Edited by G.A, Francesca Mazzucato and Coralie Besse,it is an original way of proposing this... More > masterpiece and an important fragment of " Eliot Project" of Errant Editions Small Digital Publisher. Other critical contributions,new translations and other ebooks will appear very soon . This is the first Errant Editions issue of 2012. A very good way to start.< Less
The Waste Land By Tim Hodkinson
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Richard Savage returns in the sequel to "Lions of the Grail". 1316 AD. Richard Savage thought he had left the war in Ireland behind but Edward Bruce will not let him just walk away. He... More > wants the Grail Savage stole from him back. To force Savage to return it he takes what is dear to him - his daughter Galiene. Savage must return to Ireland, but the seas are ruled by a ruthless pirate. Ireland is now a land devastated by war and decimated by famine. Carrickfergus castle stands besieged by the Scottish army, the garrison on its knees, and Scottish invaders ravage the countryside. Savage and Alys re-unite with old comrades on a desperate raid to save their daughter and turn the tide of war< Less
The Waste Land By T. S. Elliot
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This poem follows the legend of the Holy Grail and the Fisher King to illustrate certain aspects of British society in the early 1920’s. The poem shifts into five different sections each... More > focusing on different aspects of the society that Elliot was writing to in order to show a different point or a call to repentance before a final judgement. The poem uses different allegories and images to prove its point often switching between Western images and then going to East Indian pictures that often leave readers wondering what the central motif for each part may be. Regardless of the way it is written, this poem has been considered one of the most important ever written so we should pay attention to what it has to say.< Less
The Waste Land (Hardcover) By T. S. Eliot
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The Waste Land is a classic poem by T. S. Eliot, considered a landmark text of the Modernist movement. Famous for juxtaposing Eastern cultures with Western literary references, The Waste Land has... More > been celebrated for its eloquence, depth of meaning and numerous subtleties. Rich with allusions to religious texts of Hinduism and Buddhism, ancient literature, and Eliot's own life, the poem is admired to this day and is a common text in school and university English literature courses. Painstakingly composed, the original drafts of The Waste Land were far longer than the final edition which is composed of five distinct parts. Truncation occurred on the advice of Eliot's contemporary and friend Ezra Pound. A famous line - "And we shall play a game of chess/The ivory men make company between us / Pressing lidless eyes and waiting for a knock upon the door" - was removed at the request of Eliot's wife Vivienne, it is thought for being too revealing about their married life.< Less
The Waste Lands Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Waste Lands Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of The Waste Lands by Stephen King. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character... More > Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on The Waste Lands.< Less
Wasted Lands #1 By Reddyheart
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Wasted Land is a comic series placed in a pos-apocalyptic world. The planet is in ruins, madness and death torments the last survivors. Ray, our hero, is captured by Maya, a proud warrior of an... More > uncommon village. They need him to find answers for an urgent matter. The comic have a deep story and it's filled by strong and dominating women. It shows a more perverse and possessive side of my muscular girls. They are huge, mean and they like it! The comic contais 20 pages(Black and white with textures) plus color cover and two extended versions of the cover art. WARNING- Contains violence and nudity.< Less
The Waste Land: English-Friulian By Ermes Culòs
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This book contains a full translation of TS Eliot's The Waste Land in Western Friulian. It also contains an extended commentary on the poem in both Friulian and English.
America, Part III: The Virtual Waste Land By Daniel Deleanu
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A logosophistic mapping of the decline of one of the greatest civilizations of the world.

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