Born on September 26, 1888 in Saint Louis, T.S. Eliot was one of the twentieth century’s greatest poets. His 1922 poem The Waste Land is one of the best known poems in the English language. A notable playwright and literary critic, as well as being the author of Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, T. S. Eliot was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1948. He died in 1965.
On this edition of The Poets Weave, early poetry of T.S. Eliot, including “Cousin Nancy,” “Morning at the Window,” and “Preludes,” originally published as part of the collection Prufrock and Other Observations in 1917.