T.S. Eliot

American poet and dramatist

Eliot's Occupation and major accomplishments

T.S. Eliot was a renown poet with works like ,The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (1915) and The Waster Land (1922). He was also a dramatist, or playwright, literal critic, and editor. Eliot made some renown dramas such as, Murder in the Cathedral, The Family Reunion, and the Cocktail Party, Eliot was also a editor and he was renowned for being the assistant editor for the Egoist.

Life in Paris

  • He was there in Fall of 1910, where he lived at 151 bis rue St. Jacques, which is close to Sorbonne.
  • He was there because he wanted to under take postgraduate year.
  • While he made friends with Jean Verdenal, a medical student who died in the first world war, and The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock was dedicated to her. He also knew Emile Durkheim, Paul Janet, Rémy de Gourmont, Pablo Picasso, and Henri Bergson.
  • He didn't impact necessarily impact Paris, but his poems established his reputation.
  • The impact of Paris on him were, Jean Verdenal inspired him to write The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock , and the writings of Charles Marurans pushed him to a doctoral program at Harvard.

Biblography/ sources

Bush, Ronald. "T.S. Eliot's Life and Career." T.S. Eliot's Life and Career. Ronald Bish, 1999. Web. 13 Nov. 2014.


"T. S. Eliot." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 13 Nov. 2014. Web. 13 Nov. 2014.

Pictures of some of his works