T.S. Eliot Primary Sources
Historical documents. What clues can you gather about T.S. Eliot, the time, place, players, and culture?
Eliot's famous poem, with flow text.
The poem that made Eliot a literary star in 1922.
The poem that predicts the world's end, "not with a bang but a whimper."
Eliot's 1920 essay in The Dial.
A 1919 essay by Eliot.
Eliot's classic essays of literary criticism.
Presentation speech, given by the Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, before awarding the prize to Eliot.
Eliot's speech as he accepted the award.
A 1953 interview with Eliot in The New York Times.
Eliot's 1965 obituary in The New York Times.
A compelling 1950 portrait of Eliot from Time magazine.