TS Eliot

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Bhanu Kapil wins TS Eliot poetry prize for 'radical' How to Wash a Heart
Judges praise the British-Indian poet’s ‘formidable’ collection, exploring the dynamic between an immigrant and her white, middle-class host

Alison Flood

24, Jan, 2021 @8:30 PM

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TS Eliot had words of hope for Leavers and Remainers alike | Kenan Malik
Ursula von den Leyen’s quote from Little Gidding is a perfect epitaph for the Brexit year

Kenan Malik

27, Dec, 2020 @8:15 AM

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The Fall of a Sparrow review – Vivien Eliot, TS Eliot and 'utter hell'
Ann Pasternak Slater has written a partial account of the life of Vivien Eliot in which her famous husband’s behaviour is always tip-top

Kathryn Hughes

08, Dec, 2020 @7:30 AM

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The Fall of a Sparrow by Ann Pasternak Slater review – TS Eliot's troubled first wife
A new biography of Vivien Eliot fails to flesh out the woman abandoned by the poet and often regarded as the source of his despair

Rachel Cooke

29, Nov, 2020 @9:00 AM

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TS Eliot estate steps in to help Brontë Parsonage Museum rescue appeal
A £20,000 donation has been made on behalf of the late poet to help preserve the historic home of the sibling novelists

Alison Flood

07, Sep, 2020 @12:17 PM

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Poetry and pretence: the phoney Native American who fooled Bloomsbury set
A new book reveals how the Canadian war poet Frank Prewett deceived his lover Siegfried Sassoon and the literary elite

Donna Ferguson

02, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Mary-Kay Wilmers: 'At Faber, TS Eliot was referred to as the GLP – Greatest Living Poet'
The editor of the London Review of Books on its enduring appeal, the late Jenny Diski, and why she’s not ready to hand over the reins in her 80s

Tim Lewis

19, Jul, 2020 @8:30 AM

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'We will meet again': when a monarch brings comfort with a song
The royals aren’t partial to posh poetry – but I remember George VI, like the Queen, bringing solace with a simple line of verse

Nancy Banks-Smith

08, Apr, 2020 @10:50 AM

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TS Eliot prize-winner Roger Robinson: ‘I want these poems to help people to practise empathy’
From a lament for the victims of Grenfell Tower to snapshots of Windrush arrivals … activist, musician and poet Roger Robinson discusses the inspiration behind his prize‑winning collection

Claire Armitstead

16, Jan, 2020 @11:22 AM

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British-Trinidadian dub poet Roger Robinson wins TS Eliot prize
Judges praise A Portable Paradise for finding evidence of ‘sweet, sweet life’ in the bitterness of everyday experience

Sian Cain

13, Jan, 2020 @7:30 PM

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Stop mewling! Cats is no turkey, say our dance and theatre critics
Film reviewers sank their claws into Cats, but is it really so awful? Our stage reviewers steeled themselves for the caterwauling ... but ended up quite enjoying it

Arifa Akbar and Lyndsey Winship

06, Jan, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Never date a poet. They’ll always do the dirty on you | Alex Clark
Even from beyond the grave, TS Eliot insists on getting the last word with his ‘muse’

Alex Clark

04, Jan, 2020 @6:00 PM

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