T.S. Eliot's Bleistein poems : uses of literary allusion in "Burbank with a Baedeker : Bleistein with a cigar" and "Dirge" /
Patricia Sloane ; foreword by Shyamal Bagchee.
Lanham, MD : International Scholars Publications, c2000.
400 p.
1573093319 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Lanham, MD : International Scholars Publications, c2000.
1573093319 (cloth : alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Table of Contents
Author's Preface
Jews and Infidels in Inferno 4 and in "Burbank"p. 21
Eyes that See and Eyes that Fail (Inferno 4)p. 30
The Unexplained Absence of One-Eyed Bleisteinp. 46
Bleistein's Eye and Dante's Vision Metaphorp. 52
Money in Furs; Money in Non-Ferrous Metals Ip. 55
"A line, a white line, a long white line"p. 55
Three Drowned "Semites"p. 59
Four Drowned "Anglo-Saxons"p. 66
Bifurcating Leopold Bloomp. 70
Money in Furs; Money in Non-Ferrous Metals IIp. 79
Bleistein and Jobp. 79
Eliot's "Burbank" and Joyce's "Ulysses"p. 86
ASARCO and the American Fur Companyp. 90
Sir Alfred Mond and Non-Ferrous Metalsp. 101
Is Bleistein a Poet? (Part One)p. 107
Forbidden Words and Forgotten Practicesp. 107
Bleistein's Eye and Other Amazing Body Partsp. 114
Is Bleistein a Poet? (Part two)p. 123
Poet Stereotypesp. 123
Browning's Cigar and Salmon's Estaminetp. 131
Playing with Poetic Form; Playing with Readersp. 139
"Full fathom five your Bleistein lies"p. 141
Metaphoric Brother Father Bleisteinp. 141
"Graves' Disease" and Crabby Gravesp. 151
John Ruskin on Canaletto and Jewish Merchantsp. 155
Beautiful Caricatures, Serious Humorp. 163
Merchants and Sailorsp. 163
Lustrous Pearls ("that were his eyes")p. 167
My Eyes Failed, and Other Issues of Capitalizationp. 169
A Wilderness of Lions, Wheels, and Kingdomsp. 179
Ezekiel's Lion in a Wheelp. 179
Dante's Beasts and the Lion's Pedicurep. 185
Three and Four Kingdomsp. 187
Eliot's Jews (Capitalized and Uncapitalized)p. 191
Jews, Hebrews, Semites and Israelitesp. 191
Jewish Imagery and Eliot's Source Textsp. 203
Reconsidering the "Ways" to Identify Jewsp. 206
Stephen Spender and the Ghetto of Venicep. 208
Bleistein and Klein, the Namesp. 213
Poetic Assent and Philosophical Beliefp. 213
Portia's Caskets and Bleistein's Namep. 215
Ferdinand and the "Columbo" Affairp. 216
Pleysteins, Bleisteins, Blystones and Blythsp. 221
George Bleistein and Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.p. 225
Princess Volupine, Venice, and John Ruskinp. 229
Venetian Names and Venetian Courtesansp. 229
The Whore of Babylonp. 233
Cleopatra's Burning Barge(s)p. 238
John Ruskin's Seven Lampsp. 241
Hakagawa and Others Who Burn with Slimy Lustp. 249
The Epigraph to "Burbank": Fragment Onep. 257
1st. Theophile Gautier (1811-1872)p. 258
The Epigraph: Fragments Two through Sixp. 277
2nd. Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506)p. 277
3rd. Henry James (1843-1916)p. 282
4th. William Shakespeare (1564-1616)p. 284
5th. Robert Browning (1812-1889)p. 286
6th. John Marston (1575?-1634)p. 288
Memory in the epigraphp. 294
The "God-centered" Hippo Trilogyp. 297
Cross-References within a Trilogyp. 297
Playing with Numbers, Playing with Readersp. 305
Scolding the Church, Levitating the Beastp. 308
The Sixth Quatrainp. 319
On the Rialto with the Land-Rats and the Water-Ratsp. 319
Lots of Piles and Piles of Lotsp. 324
Slimy Lust, Slimy Venetians, the Slimy Tower of Babelp. 326
Venetian School, Chicago School, Viennese Schoolp. 329
The Notes to The Waste Landp. 333
Dante As A Primary Source Ip. 337
In Search of Dante's Allegorical Davidp. 337
Alberigo and the "privilege" of the Ptolomeap. 347
The Mean and Envious Trimmersp. 354
Listening to the Voice from the Templep. 360
Dante As A Primary Source IIp. 369
Augustine and the Jewsp. 369
Prophets and Sibyls from Augustine to Michelangelop. 374
Tiresias, the Sibyl of Cumae, and Sibyl Vanep. 376
Publication Dates for the OED Fascicles: 1884-1928p. 383
The Fascicles in Order of Publication: 1884-1928p. 384
The Chapters, Joyce's Ulyssesp. 385
Serial Publication Dates, Ulysses Episodesp. 386
Referencesp. 387
Indexp. 397
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