Before achieving syndication fame, Eliot
was a single mom - a staple theme of the comic strip - working full-time, raising two daughters and trying to get off the ground a comic strip that resonated with people who understand that situation.
, introduction to The Use of Poetry and the Use of Criticism: Studies in the Relation of Criticism to Poetry in England (London: Faber & Faber, 1933, rpt.
Kirk's substitution of Eliot
for Santayana was not merely an afterthought but rather indicative of his sustained engagement with Eliot
as he sought to honor an intellectual debt.
John Burton, chairman of the George Eliot
Fellowship, praised the borough council and Glendale for the care taken in the refurbishment.
Yet one of the great advantages of reading Robert Crawford's accomplished first entry in his new two-part biography of Eliot
is that you can actually imagine him getting a kick out of this unexpected connection of his grand poem to ordinary grousing about the IRS.
It was Reihill who, representing the Eliot
Foundation, purchased the house from Dana Hawkes, who with her late husband, the pop culture curator Jerry Weist, had owned it for some 15 years.
The Poetry Book Society, which was set up by T S Eliot
and friends in 1953 to 'propagate the art of poetry', added that it would like to acknowledge the generosity of Mrs Valerie Eliot
in providing the prize money since the inception of the Prize.
The move follows a lot of hard work including a recent fundraising appeal to support the work of the company which Eliot
set up early last year.
However, no funding from any private or arts council fund is received to help with the running so Eliot
is required to do this himself.
Fleishman concludes that the young Eliot
was more of a typical Anglican of her time, with a deep piety and sincere devotion to the Bible, who has been seen as "Evangelical" in present-day terms, rather than being so in the terms of her own.
To understand this ars poetica, readers must follow Eliot
's logic carefully: Eliot
claims that poetry is a life and that war is a situation, not a life; therefore, if poetry is a life and war is not a life, then war is not poetry.
, the longtime Detroit weatherman who charmed the city with his wit, died Friday after an illness.
was an important early "mentor"--one Hemingway could not put aside.
Both Babbitt and Eliot
spent the vast majority of their careers at Harvard (Eliot
was appointed president in 1869).
In 1933 Eliot
had abandoned his wife--who was fond of quoting Hardy's poetry, with pointed allusions to Eliot
's personal failings--and escaped to America to deliver a series of lectures at the University of Virginia.