So I take it today is 'plug my book' day on the list =:+). So here goes:
after you've finished admiring Materer's dust jacket at the Cornell booth
in Chicago sidle over to the Cambridge UP booth and take a look at my
dust jacket. It's in four quarters (guess what the book is about?) and
in nice shades of red and purple and pink. The book is just
out and should be on display at the MLA.
Personal stuff: I teach modern British lit (mainly poetry 1880-1980 or
thereabouts) at U of British Columbia in Vancouver. _T.S. Eliot and the
Ideology of 'Four Quartets'_ (CUP 1995) is the book with the pretty
duskjacket. It's my second on Eliot, the first was on _The Waste Land_
pubbed in 1987.
Lately I've been primarily interested in the later Eliot, from the mid30s
to the 1950s, the Eliot who had become a public celebrity and sage by the
Thanks to Greg Foster and Tim Materer for getting the list started.
John Xiros Cooper