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T. S. Eliot and American Philosophy The Harvard Years

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ISBN-10: 0521604397

ISBN-13: 9780521604390

Edition: N/A

Authors: Manju Jain

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Manju Jains innovative study of T. S. Eliots Harvard years traces the genesis of his major literary, religious and intellectual preoccupations in his early work as a student of philosophy, and explores its influence on his poetic and critical practice. His concerns were located within the mainstream of Harvard philosophical debates, especially in relation to the controversy of science versus religion. These questions (and Eliots work as he grappled with them) point forward to important debates in contemporary philosophy and hermeneutics. Drawing extensively on unpublished sources, Manju Jain offers answers to the questions of why Eliot failed to find satisfaction in an academic career…    
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/5/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 364
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Eliot and unitarianism
Eliot and Harvard: �An Attenuated Santayana�?
Eliot, Babbitt, and Paris
The �Golden Age� of American Studies: Eliot�s early philosophical studies
Josiah Royce�s seminar
The �varieties� of psychological and mystical experience
Eliot, Bradley and Knowledge and Experience: �that magnificent vision, into the apparent chaos�; Conclusion; Appendix; List of courses taken by Eliot while at Harvard
Notes
Bibliography