By T. S. Eliot
Volume One: 1898–1922 provides a few 1,400 letters encompassing the years of Eliot's youth in St. Louis, Missouri, via 1922, during which time the poet had settled in England, married his first spouse, and released The Waste Land. because the first ebook of this quantity in 1988, many new fabrics from British and American assets have come to gentle. greater than 200 of those newly stumbled on letters are actually integrated, filling an important gaps within the checklist and laying off new gentle on Eliot's actions in London in the course of and after the 1st global conflict.
Volume : 1923–1925 covers the early years of Eliot's editorship of The Criterion, ebook of The hole Men, and his constructing considered poetry and poetics. the amount deals 1,400 letters, charting Eliot's trip towards conversion to the Anglican religion, in addition to his transformation from banker to writer and his appointment as director of the hot publishing residence Faber & Gwyer. The prolific and numerous correspondence of this quantity testifies to Eliot's transforming into effect as cultural commentator and editor.