The Waste Land (Norton Critical Editions)

By T. S. Eliot

The textual content of Eliot's 1922 masterpiece is observed through thorough explanatory annotations in addition to by way of Eliot's personal knotty notes, a few of which require annotation themselves. For ease of examining, this Norton serious version offers The Waste Landas it first seemed within the American variation (Boni & Liveright), with Eliot's notes on the finish.

Contexts presents readers with valuable fabrics on The Waste Land's assets, composition, and e-book history.

Criticism strains the poem's reception with twenty-five stories and essays, from first reactions during the finish of the 20th century. incorporated are experiences released within the Times Literary Supplement, in addition to decisions through Virginia Woolf, Gilbert Seldes, Edmund Wilson, Elinor Wylie, Conrad Aiken, Charles Powell, Gorham Munson, Malcolm Cowley, Ralph Ellison, John Crowe Ransom, I. A. Richards, F. R. Leavis, Cleanth Brooks, Delmore Schwartz, Denis Donoghue, Robert Langbaum, Marianne Thormählen, A. D. Moody, Ronald Bush, Maud Ellman, Christine Froula, and Tim Armstrong. A Chronology and chosen Bibliography are incorporated.

About the Series: No different sequence of vintage texts equals the quality of the Norton serious Editions. every one quantity combines the main authoritative textual content on hand with the comprehenive pedagogical gear essential to relish the paintings absolutely. cautious modifying, satisfactory translation, and thorough explanatory annotations let every one textual content to fulfill the top literary criteria whereas final obtainable to scholars. each one version is outlined on acid-free paper and each textual content within the sequence continues to be in print. Norton severe variations are the alternative for excellence in scholarship for college kids at greater than 2,000 universities around the world.

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