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Title Gender, desire, and sexuality in T.S. Eliot / edited by Cassandra Laity and Nancy K. Gish.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Subject Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Homosexuality and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Homosexuality and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism and literature -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Erotic poetry, American -- History and criticism.
Sexual orientation in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Human body in literature.
Desire in literature.
Alt Name Laity, Cassandra.
Gish, Nancy K., 1942-
Description 1 online resource (xi, 265 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Eliot, gender, and modernity / Cassandra Laity -- The love song of T.S. Eliot : elegiac homoeroticism in the early poetry / Colleen Lamos -- T.S. Eliot, famous clairvoyante / Tim Dean -- "Cells in one body" : nation and eros in the early work of T.S. Eliot / Michele Tepper -- The masculinity behind the ghosts of modernism in Eliot's Four quartets / Peter Middleton -- Discarnate desire : T.S. Eliot and the poetics of dissociation / Nancy K. Gish -- Mimetic desire and the return to origins in The waste land / Jewel Spears Brooker -- Theorizing emotions in Eliot's poetry and poetics / Charles Altieri -- Through schoolhouse windows : women, the academy, and T.S. Eliot / Gail McDonald -- T.S. Eliot speaks the body : the privileging of female discourse in Murder in the cathedral and The cocktail party / Richard Badenhausen -- T.S. Eliot, women, and democracy / Rachel Potter -- Vipers, viragos, and spiritual rebels : women in T.S. Eliot's Christian society plays / Elisabeth Däumer.
Summary This collection brings together scholars from a wide range of critical approaches to study T.S. Eliot's engagement with desire, homoeroticism and early twentieth-century feminism in his poetry, prose and drama, and should be essential reading for students of Eliot and Modernism, as well as queer theory and gender studies.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511230435 (electronic bk.)
9780511230431 (electronic bk.)
0511231202 (electronic bk.)
9780511231209 (electronic bk.)
9780511485091 (ebook)
0511485093 (ebook)
9780521806886 (hardback)
0521806887 (hardback)
0521806887 (Cloth)
OCLC # 252529637
Additional Format Print version: Gender, desire, and sexuality in T.S. Eliot. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004 0521806887 (DLC) 2004040760 (OCoLC)61246843.

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