The Waste Land: A Poem of Memory and Desire
Since its publication in 1922, T. S. Eliot's epic poem The Waste land has come to be considered the preeminent work of the modern period in English literature. In this enlightening guide to Eliot's masterpiece, Nancy K. Gish examines the history of its composition and, through careful analysis, reveals a poem that is both deeply personal in tone and universal in impact.
English Language and Literature
Gish, Nancy K. The Waste Land: A Poem of Memory and Desire. Boston: Twayne, 1988. Print.