Thomas Stearns Eliot


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Noun1.Thomas Stearns Eliot - British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literatureThomas Stearns Eliot - British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965)
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US-born Thomas Stearns Eliot settled in the UK during 1915 and worked as a teacher before joining the publishers where he promoted home-grown poets including W.
And it keeps with a generally held sense of Thomas Stearns Eliot as an arch, reedy-voiced Anglophile writer much given to dry, brilliant lamentations, in verse and prose both, about the wreck of Western civilization and the poet's all-but-religious responsibility to bear the burden of tradition and higher truths through the godless technocratic darkness of the modern age.
Thomas Stearns Eliot, born in 1888, was half Midwesterner, half New Englander.