Essays Ancient and Modern
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Nobel Prize–winning author shares his thoughts on literature, religion, and the classics in a series of essays.
A collection of essays grappling with some of the most significant topics of our time, Essays Ancient and Modern reveals Eliot’s thoughts on his literary contemporaries and predecessors, the role of religion in a secular society, and the continuing tradition of the classics in modern education. Astute and erudite, here we see the inner thoughts of one of our greatest minds, articulated in some of his most eloquent and direct prose.