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CLIP 10947

Robert Webb discusses TS Eliot's poetry (pt 1/3)

Robert Webb discusses TS Eliot's poetry (pt 1/3)
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Key Info
  • Robert Webb discusses TS Eliot's poetry (pt 1/3)
  • Duration: 00:02:04
  • Robert Webb meets poet Alan Jenkins and speculates on the meaning and Parisian connection behind TS Eliot's poem 'The Love Song of Alfred J Prufrock'. Webb shares his take on the meaning of modernism: a reaction to the increasing speed of modern life, developing technology and an increasingly fractured society. Jenkins explains how new forms of expression were embraced by talented poets and traditional styles fell away.
  • Subject:

    English

       Topic:

    Poetry: Early and Mid 20th Century

  • Keywords: Robert Webb, T S Eliot, Alan Jenkins, 'The Love Song of Alfred J Prufrock', modernism
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful as background for students studying TS Eliot's poetry or the work of other Modernists.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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