Here's a departure from general critical view of the 'Cats.' 

"Practical Identity in Old Possum's Book: How TS Eliot's Cats Dare Disturb the Universe
By Tracy Stone 
University of Louisiana at Lafayette

A fascinating study. 


On Thursday, October 8, 2015, Rickard A. Parker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
I haven't had a chance to read this yet and I've got to go out but I did have have enough time to find this article that appears worth reading:

San Jose State University
Department of English and Comparative Literature

Eliot's Cats: Serious Play Behind the Playful Seriousness
Paul Douglass

Recommended Citation:
Paul Douglass. "Eliot's Cats: Serious Play Behind the Playful Seriousness" Children's Literature 11 (1983): 109-24.

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