T. S. Eliot and the Concept of Tradition

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Giovanni Cianci, Jason Harding
Cambridge University Press, Sep 13, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 229 pages
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Exorcising the demon of chronology: T.S. Eliot's reinvention of tradition / Aleida Assmann -- Proper frontiers: transgression and the individual talent / Stan Smith -- Writing the self: dialectic and impersonality in T.S. Eliot / Jewel Spears Brooker -- The later fortunes of impersonality: 'tradition and the individual talent' and postwar poetry / Clive Wilmer -- French influences and echoes in 'tradition and the individual talent' / Bernard Brugière -- Tradition and egoism: T.S. Eliot and The egoist / Jason Harding -- Tradition in 1919: Pound, Eliot and the 'historical method' / Massimo Bacigalupo -- Reading T.S. Eliot visually: tradition in the context of modernist art / Giovanni Cianci -- Some art-historical contexts for 'tradition and the individual talent' / Michael Hollington -- 'A living whole': from T.S. Eliot's tradition to Hans Blumenberg's work on myth / Claudia Corti -- Whose tradition?: T.S. Eliot and the text of anthropology / Caroline Patey -- Duchamp's Eliot: the detours of tradition and the persistence of individual talent / Marjorie Perloff -- Tradition and the march of literature: T.S. Eliot and Ford Madox Ford / Max Saunders -- At the frontiers of metaphysics: time and history in T.S. Eliot and Walter Benjamin / Brett Neilson.
 

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Contents

T S Eliots reinvention of tradition
13
transgression and the individual talent
26
dialectic and impersonality in T S Eliot
41
Tradition and the Individual Talent and postwar poetry
58
Contexts literary
73
French influences and echoes in Tradition and the Individual Talent
75
T S Eliot and The Egoist
90
Pound Eliot and the historical method
103
Some arthistorical contexts for Tradition and the Individual Talent
131
from T S Eliots tradition to Hans Blumenbergs work on myth
147
Whose tradition? T S Eliot and the text of anthropology
161
Case studies
175
the detours of tradition and the persistence of individual talent
177
T S Eliot and Ford Madox Ford
185
time and history in T S Eliot and Walter Benjamin
201
Select bibliography
215

Contexts art and anthropology
117
tradition in the context of modernist art
119

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Giovanni Cianci is Professor of English Literature at the Università degli Studi di Milano.

Jason Harding is Lecturer in English at the University of Durham.

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