The Waste Land is a landmark in 20th Century Literature. In it, Eliot takes the reader on a dreamlike odyssey through time, space and the imagination.
One of its most prominent features is Eliot's extensive use of literary collage. The Waste Land is a network of quotations from, and references to, a wide range of literary and religious texts, and it is this aspect of The Waste Land text that this explores. Eliot's quotations and references are linked to the texts he took them from. These texts are presented in full, where possible, so the reader can become immersed in the literary context that Eliot evokes.
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