eliot, t. s.

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Eliot, T. S. definition


An American-born twentieth-century English author. Eliot wrote poems, plays, and essays, and urged the use of ordinary language in poetry. He was much concerned with the general emptiness of modern life and with the revitalization of religion. Among Eliot's best-known works are the poems “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” and “The Waste Land,” and the play Murder in the Cathedral.

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