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                          T.S. ELIOT: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

Ackroyd, Peter,  T.S. Eliot, Sphere Books, 1985

Altieri, Charles, Enlarging the Temple. New Directions in American Poetry during the 1960s, Bucknell University Press, London, 1979

Alvarez, A., The Shaping Spirit, Chatto and Windus, London, 1957

Asbee, Sue, T. S. Eliot, Hove, Wayland, 1990

 Asher, Kenneth, T.S. Eliot and Ideology, Cambridge University Press 1998

Bedient, Calvin, He Do the Police in Different Voices. The Waste Land and Its Protagonist, The University of Chicago Press, 1986

Bergonzi, Bernard, T.S. Eliot, Collier Books, New York, 1972

Bergonzi, Bernard, ed. T.S. Eliot: Four Quartets, Macmillan, 1993

Blalock, Susan E., A Guide to the Secular Poetry of T.S. Eliot, Simon & Schuster Macmillan, 1996

Blamires, Harry, Word Unheard. A Guide through Eliot’s Four Quartets, Methuen and Co ltd, London, 1969

Bloom, Harold, ed., Bloom’s Major Poets. T.S. Eliot: Comprehensive Research and Study Guides, Chelsea House Publishers 1999

Brooker, Jewel Spears, ed.,  T.S. Eliot and Our Turning World, Palgrave, 2000

Buckley, Vincent, Poetry and Morality. Studies on the Criticism of Matthew Arnold, T.S. Eliot and F.R. Leavis, London, Chatto and Windus, 1968

Bush, Ronald, T.S. Eliot: The Modernist in History, Cambridge University Press, 1991

Bush, Ronald, T.S. Eliot. A Study in Character and Style, Oxford University Press, 1984

Calder, Angus, T.S. Eliot, The Harvester Press, 1987

Canary, Robert H., T.S. Eliot. The Poet and His Critics, American Library Association, Chicago, 1982

Cheyette, Bryan, Construction of ‘the Jew’ in English Literature and Society. Racial Representations, 1875-1945, Cambridge University Press, 1993

Chiari, Joseph, T.S. Eliot. A Memoir, London, The Enitharmon Press, 1982

Coote, Stephen, T.S. Eliot, The Waste Land, Penguin Books, 1988

Cuddy, Lois A., T.S. Eliot and the Poetics of Evolution: Sub/versions of Classicism, Culture, and Progress, Bucknell University Press,1999

Dal-Yong, Kim, Puritan Sensibility in T.S. Eliot’s Poetry, Peter Lang, New York,1994

Davidson, Harriet, ed., T.S. Eliot, Longman Higher Education, 1998

Davidson, Harriet, T. S Eliot and Hermeneutics: Absence and Interpretation in “The Waste Land”, Louisiana State University Press 1985

Dawson, J.L.; Holland, P.D.; McKitterick, D.J., eds., A Concordance to the Complete Poems and Plays of T.S. Eliot, Cornell University Press, 1995

Edwards, Michael, Towards a Christian Poetics, William B. Eerdman Publishing Company, Michigan, 1984

Ellis, Steve, The English Eliot. Design, Language and Landscape in Four Quartets, Routledge, 1991

Ellman, Richard, Eminent Domain. Yeats among Wilde, Joyce, Pound, Eliot and Auden,  New York, Oxford University Press, 1967

Frye, Northrop, T.S. Eliot, Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1963

Gardner, Helen, The Art of T.S. Eliot, Faber and Faber, London, 1949

Gordon, Lyndall, Eliot’s Early Years, Oxford University Press, 1997

Gordon, Lyndall, Eliot’s New Life, Oxford University Press, 1989

Gordon, Lyndall, T.S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life, W.W. Norton, 2000

 Handley, Graham, ed., Brodie’s Notes on T.S. Eliot: “Murder in the Cathedral”, Palgrave, 1993

Hinchliffe, Arnold, The Waste Land and Ash Wednesday, Macmillan, 1987

Hirst, Desiree, Brodie’s Notes on Selected Poems of T.S. Eliot, Palgrave, 1992

Howarth, Herbert, Notes on Some Figures Behind T.S. Eliot, Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, 1964

Jay, Gregory S., T. S. Eliot and the Poetics of Literary History, Louisiana State University Press, 1983

Jeffares, A.N.; Bushrui, S., York Notes on Selected Poems of T.S. Eliot, York Press 1988

Jeffares, A.N.; Bushrui, S., York Notes on “The Waste Land” by T.S. Eliot, York Press 1988

Julius, Anthony, T.S. Eliot, Anti-Semitism and Literary Form, Cambridge University Press, 1995

Kearns, Cleo, T.S. Eliot and Indic Traditions: A Study in Poetry and Belief, Cambridge University Press 1987

Kenner, Hugh, The Invisible Poet, Methuen and Co Ltd, London, 1960

Kermode, Frank, T.S. Eliot. An Appetite for Poetry, Harvard University Press, 1989

Kirk, Russell, Eliot and His Age. T.S. Eliot’s Moral Imagination in the Twentieth Century, Sherwood Sugden & Company, Illinois, 1971

Litz, A. Walton, Eliot in His Time. Essays on the Occasion of the Fiftieth Anniversary of The Waste Land, Princeton University Press, 1973

Lobb, Edward, ed., Words in Time. New Essays on Eliot’s Four Quartets, Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Press, 1993

Lobb, Edward, T.S. Eliot and the Romantic Critical Tradition, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1981

Margolis, John D., T.S. Eliot’s Intellectual Development, University of Chicago Press, 1972

Matthews, T.S., Great Tom, Harper and Row, New York, 1973

Mathiessen, F.O., The Achievement of T.S. Eliot: An Essay on the Nature of Poetry, Oxford University Press, 1958

Meeks Jones, Joyce, Jungian Psychology in Literary Analysis: A Demonstration Using T.S. Eliot’s Poetry, University Press of America, Washingtoon DC, 1979

Menand, Louis, Discovering Modernism. T.S. Eliot and His Context, Oxford University Press, 1987

Moody, A. David, ed., The Cambridge Companion to T.S. Eliot, Cambridge University Press, 1994

Moody, David A., Thomas Stearns Eliot. Poet, Cambridge University Press, 1994

Murray, Paul, T.S. Eliot and Mysticism. The Secret History of the Four Quartets, St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1991

Olney, James, ed., T.S. Eliot: Essays from “The Southern Review”, Clarendon Press 1988

Ricks, Christopher, T.S. Eliot and Prejudice, Faber and Faber, London, 1988

Riquelme, John Paul, Harmony of Dissonances. T.S. Eliot, Romanticism and Imagination,  The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991

Rosenthal, M.L., Sailing into the Unknown. Yeats, Pound and Eliot,  Oxford University Press, 1978

Scofield, Martin, T.S. Eliot : The Poems, Cambridge Resource Packs, 1988

Sencourt. T.S., T.S. Eliot. A Memoir, Faber and Faber, 1971

Sharpe, Tony, T.S. Eliot : A Literary Life, Macmillan, 1991

Sisson, C., Student’s Guide to T.S. Eliot, Greenwich Exchange, 1995

Smith, Grover, T.S. Eliot’s Poetry and Plays. A Study in Sources and Meaning, The University of Chicago Press, 1950

Smith, Grover, T. S. Eliot and the Use of Memory, Bucknell University Press, 1996

Southam, B.C., ed., T.S. Eliot: ‘Prufrock’, ‘Gerontion’, ‘Ash Wednesday’ and Other Shorter Poems, Macmillan, London, 1993

Southam, B.C., A Student’s Guide to the Selected Poems of T.S. Eliot, Faber and Faber, 1974

Spears Brooker, Jewel, ed., The Placing of T.S. Eliot, University of Missouri Press, 1991

Spender, Stephen, Eliot, Fontana/Collins, 1975

Sultan, Stanley, Eliot, Joyce & Company, Oxford University Press, 1987

Tamplin, Ronald,  A preface to T.S. Eliot, London, 1987

Tate, Allen, ed., T.S. Eliot. The Man and His Work, Chatto and Windus, London, 1967

Tomlin, E.W.F., T.S. Eliot: A Friendship, Routledge, 1988

Traversi, Derek, T.S. Eliot. The Longer Poems, Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, New York, 1976

Unger, Leonard, T.S. Eliot, Minneapolis, 1963

Vianu, Lidia, T.S. Eliot – An Author for All Seasons, Paideia, 1997;

Weinberg, Kerry, T.S. Eliot and Charles Baudelaire, Mouton, Paris, 1969

Williamson, George, A Reader’s Guide to T.S. Eliot. A Poem by Poem Analysis, The Noonday Press, New York, 1953



Gallup, Donald, T.S. Eliot: A Bibliography, London, 1969

Martin, Mildred, A Half Century of Eliot Criticism, London, 1972

Ricks, Betarice, T.S. Eliot: A Bibliography of Secondary Works, New Jersey, 1980



Behr, Caroline, T.S. Eliot. A Chronology of His Life and Works, London, 1983