Gender, Desire, and Sexuality in T. S. Eliot

Gender, Desire, and Sexuality in T. S. EliotBringing Together Scholars From A Wide Range Of Critical Approaches, This Collection Studies TS Eliot S Engagement With Desire, Homoeroticism And Feminism In His Poetry, Prose And Drama In Particular, It Illuminates The Influence Of Eliot S Poet Mother The Dynamic Of Homosexuality In His Work His Poetic Identification With Passive Desire And His Reception By Female Academics From The Early Twentieth Century To The Present The Book Will Be Essential Reading For Students Of Eliot And Modernism, As Well As Of Queer Theory And Gender Studies I really liked this it was an engaging and largely accessible collection of essays on Eliot s work as regards the title topics I especially liked Tim Dean s contribution, where impersonality is explored as a means of revealing the self and desire I found that to be the most convincing, although not the only well argued essay, including essays that pointedly disagreed with Dean I was also interested in the history of criticism and reception that explored how women s view of Eliot has changed I really liked this it was an engaging and largely accessible collection of essays on Eliot s work as regards the title topics I especially liked Tim Dean s contribution, where impersonality is explored as a means of revealing the self and desire I found that to be the most convincing, although not the only well argued essay, including essays that pointedly disagreed with Dean I was also interested in the history of criticism and reception that explored how women s view of Eliot has changed as the academy has changed, Colleen Lamos s exploration of homoeroticism in the early poetry, and Charles Altieri s attempt to construct an overarching theory of emotion in Eliot s work.On the whole, there was no essay that totally reshaped my understanding of Eliot s work, but many that provided additional and useful shadings to approaching it, especially since I am generally interested in the place occupied by gender in literature

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  • ebook
  • 278 pages
  • Gender, Desire, and Sexuality in T. S. Eliot
  • Cassandra Laity
  • 12 December 2018
  • 0511227108