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Professor T S Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and became a British subject in 1927. The acclaimed poet of The Waste Land , Four Quartets , and Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats , among numerous other poems, prose, and works of drama, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948. He recast twentieth-century English poetry with a new vocabulary of technique, giving voice to a bold, vibrantly original Modernist style. In addition to his poetry, his body of work includes many...See more