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Guide to the T. S. Eliot Papers
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Description
This small collection includes correspondence, playbills from performances of Eliot's plays, an annotated, corrected copy of "East Coker", a copy of "Natarejah" by Tambimuttu, obituaries, news clippings about Eliot and a selection of published appearances of Eliot's works.
Background
Thomas Stearns Eliot, OM (September 26, 1888 - January 4, 1965), was a poet, dramatist, and literary critic. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Among his most famous writings are the poems The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, The Waste Land, The Hollow Men, Ash Wednesday and Four Quartets; the plays Murder in the Cathedral and The Cocktail Party; and the essay "Tradition and the Individual Talent".
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Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
Availability
Collection open for research.