T. S. Eliot :: Peter Ackroyd

T. S. Eliot :: Peter Ackroyd soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!

London: Hamish Hamilton, 1984, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs;

From the cover: Within his lifetime T. S. Eliot was recognized as undeniably the greatest poet of his generation. Nearly twenty years after his death his reputation, unlike that of many of his contemporaries, remains as high as ever. Eliot was almost immediately seen as a unique and powerful voice, and his influence came to be felt far beyond the confines of poetry. Virtually every poet writing in the English language today owes a debt to him. The impression he left on the theatre was profound. As a literary critic his essays have been required reading for two generations of students and critics.

The face he presented to the outside world was that of a successful public man an established speaker, an important publisher. Behind the mask, however, there was a secret, enigmatic man who remained something of a mystery even to h…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with the price clipped. Top edge of the text block tanned.

Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 400 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I spellbind you with a further miscellany curated within Biography catalogue?

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