T S Eliot Poetry
Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965) was a great Modernist poet who converted to Christianity mid-way through his career. He was a contemporary of Joseph Conrad, George Bernard Shaw, and Virginia Woolf, to name just a few.
T. S. Eliot Poetry“The Hippopotamus”
“The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
T. S. Eliot reads “The Hollow Men” and “Four Quartets”
More information about this author:
T. S. Eliot’s extraordinary journey of faith
Modernism, faith, and intellectuals in 20th-century Britain
About the photograph on this page: T. S. Eliot and Virginia Woolf were friends for many years and influenced each other’s works. However, Woolf’s modernist sensibilities were shocked by Eliot’s conversion to Christianity.
When will you read Eliot’s writing in Excellence in Literature?
E1.5 Honors text: Murder in the Cathedral
E2.4 Context reading: T. S. Eliot poetry (see module for specific assignment)
E4.9 Context reading: T. S. Eliot poetry (see module for specific assignment)