THE LETTERS OF T. S. ELIOT. VOLUME 1: 1898-1922, REVISED EDITION EDITED BY VALERIE ELIOT AND HUGH HAUGHTON. New Haven: Yale University Press, 944 pages. $45. THE LETTERS OF T. S. ELIOT. VOLUME 2: 1923-1925 EDITED BY VALERIE ELIOT AND HUGH HAUGHTON New Haven: Yale University Press, 920 pages. $45. Published in Bookforum (Dec/Jan 2012). [...]
The Detours of Tradition and the Persistence of Individual Talent
Published in T.S. Eliot and the Concept of Tradition, ed. Giovanni Cianci and Jason Harding, Cambridge University Press (2007).
T. S. Eliot and Marcel Duchamp: literary and art historians have placed these two artists, whose chronologies (Eliot: 1887-1968; Duchamp 1885-1962) overlap so neatly, at the opposite poles of Modernist aesthetic. Eliot, so the standard narrative goes […]
A reply to Schurchard’s “Burbank with a Baedeker, Eliot with a cigar: American intellectuals, anti-semitism, and the idea of culture,” Modernism/Modernity 10, no. 1 (2003): 1-26.
Published in Modernism/Modernity, 10, no. 1 (2003): 51-56.
The name Anthony Julius is nowhere mentioned in Ronald Schuchard’s richly informative essay, but clearly the author of T. S. Eliot […]