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Ntradictions are best nderstood dialectically by moving to perspectives that both *include and transcend them The second is Ntradictions are best nderstood dialectically by moving to perspectives that both *include and transcend them The second is all truths exist *and transcend them The second is that all truths exist relation to other truths Together or in tandem these two principles dialectic and relativism constitute the basis of a continual reshaping of Eliot's imagination The dialectic serves as a kinetic principle ndergirding his impulse to move forward by looping back and the relativism supports his ingrained ambivalenceBrooker considers Eliot's poetry in three blocks each represented by a signature masterpiece The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock The Waste Land an.
SUMMARY T S Eliots Dialectical ImaginationJewel Spears Brooker has spent a lifetime The tormented characters *In T S Eliot's *T S poetry are paralyzed by gap between mind and body thought and action The need to address this impasse is part of what drew Eliot to philosophy and the failure of philosophy to appease his disuiet is the reason he gave for abandoning it In T S Eliot's Dialectical Imagination Jewel Spears Brooker argues that two of the principles that Eliot absorbed as a PhD student at Harvard and Oxford were to become permanent features of his mind grounding his lifelong Dirty Work uest for wholeness andnderpinning most of his subseuent poetryThe first principle is that co. .
Of doing so Her 1994 book MASTERY AND ESCAPE D Four artets She correlates these works with stages in the poet's intellectual and spiritual
Life Disjunction Ambivalence And Transcendencedisjunction ambivalence and transcendence a methodology that is
"Both Inductive Moving From Texts "inductive moving from texts theories and comparative juxtaposing the evolution *Of Eliot's Mind As Reflected In His *Eliot's mind as reflected in his prose and the evolution of style as seen in his poetry Brooker integrates cultural and biographical contexts The first book to read Eliot's poems alongside all of his prose and letters T S Eliot's Dialectical Imagination will revise received readings of his mind and art as well as of literary modernism. ,