Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot


Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral by T. S. Eliot

Part of a series of literature guides designed for GCSE and A Level coursework requirements, this book contains details on T.S. Eliot, background to Murder in the Cathedral, summaries of the text, critical commentaries, analysis of characterization, and sample questions with guideline answers.

About the Author

T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) was born in St. Louis, Missouri, of an old New England family. He was educated at Harvard and did graduate work in philosophy at the Sorbonne, Harvard, and Merton College, Oxford. He settled in England in 1915, where he was for a time a schoolmaster and a bank clerk, and eventually literary editor for the publishing house Faber & Faber, of which he later became a director.

He published his first book of poems in 1917.

He founded and, during the seventeen years of its publication (1922-1939), edited the exclusive and influential literary journal Criterion. In 1927, Eliot became a British citizen and about the same time entered the Anglican Church.

Eliot received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948.

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64 pages


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Publication date

31st August 1993



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