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The Elder Statesman T. S. Eliot

The Elder Statesman By T. S. Eliot

The Elder Statesman by T. S. Eliot


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Summary

Lord Claverton, an eminent former cabinet minister and banker, is helped to confront his past by the love of his daughter, his Antigone.

The dialogue in The Elder Statesman, the love scenes in particular, contain some of Eliot's most tender and expressive writing for the theatre.

The Elder Statesman Summary

The Elder Statesman by T. S. Eliot

T. S. Eliot's last play, drafted originally in 1955 but not completed until three years later. Lord Claverton, an eminent former cabinet minister and banker, is helped to confront his past by the love of his daughter, his Antigone.

The dialogue in The Elder Statesman, the love scenes in particular, contain some of Eliot's most tender and expressive writing for the theatre. The play was first performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 1958.

About T. S. Eliot

Thomas Stearns Eliot was born in St Louis, Missouri, in 1888. He settled in England in 1915 and published his first book of poems in 1917. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Eliot died in 1965.

Additional information

GOR013358183
9780571102747
B00PATLILG
The Elder Statesman by T. S. Eliot
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
19810303
72
N/A
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