1936 Poems: Four Quartets, 1936 in Poetry, Burnt Norton, Funeral Blues, the Rod of Moses, Herinnering Aan Holland, the People Books LLC

ISBN: 9781155760414

Published: May 6th 2010

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48 pages


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1936 Poems: Four Quartets, 1936 in Poetry, Burnt Norton, Funeral Blues, the Rod of Moses, Herinnering Aan Holland, the People  by  Books LLC

1936 Poems: Four Quartets, 1936 in Poetry, Burnt Norton, Funeral Blues, the Rod of Moses, Herinnering Aan Holland, the People by Books LLC
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Chapters: Four Quartets, 1936 in Poetry, Burnt Norton, Funeral Blues, the Rod of Moses, Herinnering Aan Holland, the People, Yes. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 46. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in theMoreChapters: Four Quartets, 1936 in Poetry, Burnt Norton, Funeral Blues, the Rod of Moses, Herinnering Aan Holland, the People, Yes.

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 46. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Four Quartets is a set of four poems written by T. S. Eliot that were published individually over a six-year period. The first poem, Burnt Norton, was written and published with a collection of his early works following the production of Eliots play, Murder in the Cathedral. After a few years, Eliot composed the other three poems, and East Coker, The Dry Salvages, and Little Gidding were written during World War II and the air-raids on Great Britain.

The poems were not collected until Eliots New York publisher printed them together in 1943. They were first published as a series in Great Britain in 1944 towards the end of Eliots poetic career. The central focus of the Four Quartets is mans relationship with time, the universe, and the divine. Time is depicted as a binding force that prevents mankind from transcending the boundaries of the material world and hinders them from finding redemption.

The overall message of the series is that only through realizing Christs sacrifice for mankind is an individual capable of being saved. In describing his understanding of the divine with the poems, Eliot blends Christian theology with allusions to Western literature, Eastern texts including the Bhagavad-Gita, and the works of Dante. Although many critics find the Four Quartets to be Eliots great last work, some of Eliots contemporary critics, including George Orwell, were dissatisfied with Eliots overt religiosity.

Later critics disagreed with Orwells claims about the poems and argued instead that the religious themes made the poem stronger. Overall, reviews of the poem within ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2241685



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