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T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year
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T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

Abstract

After graduating from Harvard in 1910, T. S. Eliot spent a year in Paris, and his experiences there had a profound and lasting influence upon his life and his work. Even so, most scholars and biographers ignore the contribution of Paris, mention it only in passing, or, in rare cases, dismiss it as a typical post-graduation year any wealthy student of the time could have had. This book sets the record straight on just how vitally important this period was for the young man. The book re-creates the city and discusses in detail how pre-war Parisian culture influenced the works Eliot later produce ... More

Keywords: Harvard, T. S. Eliot, Paris, pre-war Parisian culture, repercussions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780813034010
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813034010.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nancy Duvall Hargrove, author
Mississippi State University