Best Representative of Modernist Poetic Views: On T. S. Eliot’s Literary Views and Poetic Practices

Naikang SONG

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T. S. Eliot is one of the greatest poet and the most important critic of the twentieth century in the English-speaking world. His poetic renovations have had a profound and enduring influence on a whole generation of poets, critics and intellectuals in the West. This thesis, on the basis of analyzing Eliot’s literary views and his poetic practice, is a tentative endeavor to get the conclusion that Eliot’s literary views and poetic practice embody the features of English and American modernist literature.

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T. S. Eliot; Modernism; Literary views; Text analysis

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968/10396

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