№13 2022

УДК / UDK: 821.111.0


Author: Karina R. Ibragimova
About the author:

Karina R. Ibragimova, PhD, Teaching Assistant Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory, 1, 119991 Moscow, Russia.


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The review focuses on the book Becoming T.S. Eliot: The Rhetoric of Voice and Audience in “Inventions of the March Hare”, 2021, written by Jayme Stayer, the American researcher of modernist poetry and T.S. Eliot’s work. Stayer uses rhetorical approach for studying poems from Eliot's notebook, refers to the concepts of ethos, logos and pathos, and analyzes the forms of existence of Eliot's lyrical voice, the development of his own poetic language, his interaction with real and imaginary audiences. The review briefly outlines the milestones of Eliot’s way as a poet from 1899 to 1915. Special attention is paid to the poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”. The author of the review examines the composition of the publication, consisting of eight chapters, notes the main theses of Stayer’s book.

Keywords: review, T.S. Eliot, 20th century American poetry, modernism, rhetoric.
For citation:

Ibragimova, Karina. “The Voice of the March Hare.” Literature of theAmericas, no. 13 (2022): 400–408.


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