T. S. Eliot bibliography

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T. S. Eliot bibliography
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Poetry 26
Plays 9
Fiction 1
Non-fiction 45
Letters 4
References and footnotes

The T. S. Eliot bibliography contains a list of works by T. S. Eliot.[1]


The following is a list of books of poetry by T. S. Eliot arranged chronologically by first edition.[Note 1] Some of Eliot's poems were first published in booklet or pamphlet format (such as his Ariel poems.)

  • Prufrock and Other Observations. London: Egoist. 1917. 
  • Poems. Richmond, Surrey: The Hogarth Press. 1919. 
  • Ara Vos Prec. London: Ovid Press. 1920. 
  • Poems. New York: Knopf. 1920. 
  • The Waste Land. New York: Boni & Liveright. 1922. 
  • Poems 1909–1925. London: Faber & Gwyer. 1925. 
  • Journey of the Magi. London: Faber & Gwyer. 1927. 
  • A Song for Simeon. London: Faber & Gwyer. 1928. 
  • Animula. London: Faber. 1929. 
  • Ash-Wednesday. New York: Fountain Press. 1930. 
  • Marina. London: Faber. 1930. 
  • Triumphal March. London: Faber. 1931. 
  • Words for Music. Bryn Mawr, PA: Privately printed. 1934. 
  • Collected Poems 1909–1935. London: Faber. 1936. 
  • Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. London: Faber. 1939. 
  • East Coker. London: Faber. 1940. 
  • Burnt Norton. London: Faber. 1941. 
  • The Dry Salvages. London: Faber. 1941. 
  • Little Gidding. London: Faber. 1942. 
  • Four Quartets. New York: Harcourt, Brace. 1943. [Note 2]
  • A Practical Possum. Cambridge: Harvard Printing Office. 1947. 
  • Selected Poems. Harmondsworth: Penguin/Faber. 1948. 
  • The Undergraduate Poems of T. S. Eliot. Cambridge: Harvard Printing Office. 
  • Poems Written in Early Youth. Stockholm: Privately printed. 1950. [Note 3]
  • The Complete Poems and Plays. New York: Harcourt, Brace. 1952. 
  • The Cultivation of Christmas Trees. London: Faber. 1954. 
  • Collected Poems 1909–1962. London: Faber. 1963. 
  • Valerie Eliot, ed. (1971). The Waste Land: A Facsimile and Transcript of the Original Drafts. London: Faber. [Note 4]
  • Christopher Ricks, ed. (1996). Inventions of the March Hare: Poems, 1909–1917. London: Faber. [Note 5]


The following is a list of plays by T. S. Eliot arranged chronologically by first edition.[1]


  • "Eeldrop and Appleplex", I. Little Review, Chicago, IL, IV. 1 (May 1917) pp. 7–11
  • "Eeldrop and Appleplex", II. Little Review, Chicago, IL, IV. 5 (Sept 1917) pp. 16-19
  • "Eeldrop and Appleplex", both parts, The Foundling Press, Tunbridge Wells (1992) limited edition of 500 copies


The following is a list of non-fiction books by T. S. Eliot arranged chronologically by first edition.[1]

  • Ezra Pound: His Metric and Poetry. New York: Knopf. 1918. 
  • The Sacred Wood: Essays on Poetry and Criticism. London: Methuen. 1920. 
  • Homage to John Dryden: Three Essays on Poetry of the Seventeenth Century. London: The Hogarth Press. 1924. 
  • Shakespeare and the Stoicism of Seneca. London: Oxford University Press. 1927. 
  • For Lancelot Andrewes: Essays on Style and Order. London: Faber & Gwyer. 1928. 
  • Dante. London: Faber. 1929. 
  • Thoughts After Lambeth. London: Faber. 1931. 
  • Charles Whibley: A Memoir. London: Oxford University Press. 1931. 
  • Selected Essays, 1917–1932. London: Faber. 1932. 
  • John Dryden: The Poet, the Dramatist, the Critic. New York: Terence & Elsa Holliday. 1932. 
  • The Use of Poetry and the Use of Criticism: Studies in the Relation of Criticism to Poetry in England. London: Faber. 1933. 
  • After Strange Gods: A Primer of Modern Heresy. London: Faber. 1934. 
  • Elizabethan Essays. London: Faber. 1934. [Note 7]
  • Essays Ancient & Modern. London: Faber. 1936. 
  • The Idea of a Christian Society. London: Faber. 1939. 
  • John Haywood, ed. (1941). Points of View. London: Faber. 
  • The Classics and the Man of Letters. London: Oxford University Press. 1942. 
  • The Music of Poetry. Glasgow: Jackson, Son, Publishers to the University. 1942. 
  • Reunion by Destruction. London: Pax House. 1943. 
  • What Is a Classic?. London: Faber. 1945. 
  • On Poetry. Concord: Concord Academy. 1947. 
  • Milton. London: Geoffrey Cumberlege. 1947. 
  • A Sermon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1948. 
  • Notes Towards the Definition of Culture. London: Faber. 1948. 
  • From Poe to Valéry. New York: Harcourt, Brace. 1948. 
  • The Aims of Poetic Drama. London: Poets' Theatre Guild. 1949. 
  • Poetry and Drama. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. 1951. 
  • An Address to Members of the London Library. London: London Library. 1952. 
  • The Value and Use of Cathedrals in England Today. Chichester: Friends of Chichester Cathedral. 1952. 
  • American Literature and the American Language. St. Louis: Washington University. 1953. 
  • The Three Voices of Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1953. 
  • Religious Drama: Mediaeval and Modern. New York: House of Books. 1954. 
  • The Literature of Politics. London: Conservative Political Centre. 1955. 
  • The Frontiers of Criticism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 1956. 
  • On Poetry and Poets. London: Faber. 1957. 
  • Geoffrey Faber 1889–1961. London: Faber. 1961. 
  • George Herbert. London: Longmans. 1962. 
  • Knowledge and Experience in the Philosophy of F. H. Bradley. London: Faber. 1964. 
  • To Criticize the Critic and Other Writings. London: Faber. 1965. 
  • Frank Kermode, ed. (1975). Selected Prose of T.S. Eliot. London: Faber. 
  • Ronald Schuchard, ed. (1993). The Varieties of Metaphysical Poetry: The Clark Lectures at Trinity College, Cambridge, 1926, and the Turnbull Lectures at the Johns Hopkins University, 1933. London: Faber. 


The following is a list of books of letters by T. S. Eliot arranged chronologically by first edition.[1]

  • Valerie Eliot, ed. (1988). The Letters of T. S. Eliot. Vol. 1, 1898–1922. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 978-0571235094. 
  • Valerie Eliot and Hugh Haughton, ed. (2009). The Letters of T. S. Eliot. Vol. 2, 1923–1925. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 978-0571140817. 
  • Valerie Eliot and John Haffenden, ed. (2012). The Letters of T. S. Eliot. Vol. 3, 1926–1927. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 978-0300187236. 
  • Valerie Eliot and John Haffenden, ed. (2013). The Letters of T. S. Eliot. Vol. 4, 1928–1929. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 978-0571290925. 
  • Valerie Eliot and John Haffenden, ed. (2014). The Letters of T. S. Eliot. Vol. 5, 1930–1931. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 978-0571316328. 
  • Valerie Eliot and John Haffenden, ed. (2016). The Letters of T. S. Eliot. Vol. 6, 1932–1933. London: Faber and Faber. ISBN 978-0571316342. 

Works on T. S. Eliot[edit]

The following is a list of works about T. S. Eliot and his works.[1]

  • Ackroyd, Peter (1984). T. S. Eliot: A Life. New York: Simon & Schuster. ISBN 978-0-671-53043-3. 
  • Bergsten, Staffan (1960). Time and Eternity: A Study in the Structure and Symbolism of T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets. Stockholm: Svenska bokförlaget. 
  • Blamires, Harry (1969). Word Unheard: A Guide Through Eliot's Four Quartets. London: Methuen. 
  • Buller, Norman (Jun–Jul 2014). "T. S. Eliot and La figlia che piange". The London Magazine: 11–19. 
  • Clarke, Graham, ed. (1990). T. S. Eliot: Critical Assessments. London: Helm. ISBN 978-0-7470-0419-6. 
  • Cooper, John Xiros (1995). T. S. Eliot and the Ideology of Four Quartets. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-49629-2. 
  • Drew, Elizabeth A. (1949). T. S. Eliot: the Design of His Poetry. New York: Scribner. ISBN 978-0-684-10131-6. 
  • Frye, Northrop (1963). T. S. Eliot. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd. 
  • Gardner, Helen (1978). The Composition of Four Quartets. London: Faber. 
  • Gordon, Lyndall (1998). T. S. Eliot: An Imperfect Life. London: Vintage. ISBN 978-0-393-04728-8. 
  • Grant, Michael, ed. (1982). T. S. Eliot: The Critical Heritage. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 
  • Kirk, Russell (2008). Benjamin G. Lockerd Jr., ed. Eliot and His Age: T. S. Eliot's Moral Imagination in the Twentieth Century (revised second edition). Wilmington: Intercollegiate Studies Institute. ISBN 978-1-933859-53-8. 
  • Kojecky, Roger (1971). T.S. Eliot's Social Criticism. London: Faber. ISBN 0 571 09692 1. 
  • Jones, David E. (1960). The Plays of T. S. Eliot. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 
  • Matthews, T. S. (1973). Great Tom: Notes Towards the Definition of T. S. Eliot. New York: Harper & Row. ISBN 978-0-06-012838-8. 
  • Matthiessen, Francis Otto (1958). The Achievement of T. S. Eliot: An Essay on the Nature of Poetry. New York. 
  • Maxwell, Desmond (1952). The Poetry of T. S. Eliot. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. ISBN 978-0-7100-1810-6. 
  • Mayer, John T. (1989). T. S. Eliot's Silent Voices. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-505668-6. 
  • Miller, James Edwin, Jr. (2005). T. S. Eliot: The Making of an American Poet, 1888–1922. University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. ISBN 978-0-271-02681-7. 
  • Murray, Paul (1991). T. S. Eliot and Mysticism: The Secret History of Four Quartets. Basingstoke: MacMillan. ISBN 978-0-312-03531-0. 
  • Narita, Tatsushi (2011). T. S. Eliot and his Youth as "A Literary Columbus". Nagoya: Kougaku Shuppan. ISBN 978-4-903742-15-1. 
  • North, Michael, ed. (2001). The Waste Land: Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism (Norton Critical Edition). New York: Norton. 
  • Quillian, William H. (1983). Hamlet and the New Poetic: James Joyce and T. S. Eliot. Ann Arbor: UMI Research Press. ISBN 978-0-8357-1422-8. 
  • Raine, Craig (2006). T. S. Eliot (Lives & Legacies). New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-977417-3. 
  • Rainey, Lawrence, ed. (2005). The Annotated Waste Land, with T. S. Eliot's Contemporary Prose. New Haven: Yale University Press. 
  • Schuchard, Ronald (1999). Eliot's Dark Angel: Intersections of Life and Art. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-510417-2. 
  • Scofield, Dr. Martin (1988). T. S. Eliot: The Poems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-30147-3. 
  • Sencourt, Robert (1971). Donald Adamson, ed. T. S. Eliot: A Memoir. New York: Dodd, Mead. 
  • Smidt, Kristian (1961). Poetry and Belief in the Work of T. S. Eliot. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. 
  • Smith, Grover Cleveland, Jr. (1956). T. S. Eliot's Poetry and Plays : a Study In Sources and Meaning. Chicago: University Press. ISBN 978-0-226-76438-2. 
  • Smith, Grover Cleveland, Jr. (1983). The Waste Land. London: Allen & Unwin. 
  • Spender, Stephen (1975). T. S. Eliot. New York: Viking. ISBN 978-0-670-29184-7. 
  • Spurr, Barry (2009). Anglo-Catholic in Religion: T. S. Eliot and Christianity. Cambridge: The Lutterworth Press. ISBN 978-0-7188-3073-1. 
  • Sullivan, Sheila, ed. (1973). Critics on T. S. Eliot: Readings in Literary Criticism. London: Allen and Unwin. 
  • Tate, Allen, ed. (1967). T. S. Eliot: the Man and His Work. London: Chatto & Windus. 
  • Unger, Leonard, ed. (1948). T. S. Eliot: A Selected Critique. New York: Rinehart. 
  • Williamson, George (1953). A Reader's Guide to T. S. Eliot: a Poem-By-Poem Analysis. New York: Noonday Press. ISBN 978-0-8156-0500-3. 


  1. ^ Many of the books first published by Faber in London were published the following year by Harcourt, Brace in New York.
  2. ^ Four Quartets was published in London by Faber in 1944.
  3. ^ In 1967 this was reprinted for the public trade by Faber & Faber for the U.K. market and Farrar Straus & Giroux for the U.S. market. These poems do not appear in The Complete Poems and Plays or Collected Poems.
  4. ^ Contains previously unpublished poems and drafts of poems.
  5. ^ Contains previously unpublished poems and drafts of poems.
  6. ^ The Film of Murder in the Cathedral was co-written by T. S. Eliot and George Hoellering.
  7. ^ The book was revised as Essays on Elizabethan Drama (1956) and Elizabethan Dramatists (1963).
  1. ^ a b c d e "T. S. Eliot Bibliography". Nobel Prize. Retrieved February 25, 2012. 
  • Behr, Caroline (1983). T.S. Eliot, A Chronology of his Life and Works. London, New York: Macmillan. 
  • Gallup, Donald (1969). T. S. Eliot: A Bibliography (A Revised and Extended Edition). New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. ISBN 978-1-4067-3211-5. 

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