Old Possum"s book of practical cats. by T. S. Eliot

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There is a discreetly authorial ‘T.S. Eliot’ at the top, but the central banner statement is: ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’.

Eliot was nicknamed ‘Old Possum’ by his close comrade in modernist poetry, Ezra Pound (il miglior fabbro, ‘the better craftsman’, as he is hailed in the dedication to The Waste Land).

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats: with illustrations by Rebecca Ashdown (Paperback) Published February 6th by Faber Faber Paperback, pages. This custom made eBook of T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Guide of Practical Cats was created from a scan of the Harcourt-Brace-Jovanovich edition.

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Meet magical Mr Mistoffelees, sleepy Old Deuteronomy and curious Rum Tum Tugger. But you'll be lucky to meet Macavity because Macavity's not there. Old Possum Book of Practical Cats by TS Eliot is a well produced book. An utter delight to read the poems aloud in a group.

This was one of my child hood favourites but lost it over time/5(). Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats Paperback – Sept. 25 by T. Eliot (Author) out of 5 stars ratings/5().

Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats is a book of comic verse by the American modernist poet T S Eliot. The works contained are ‘nonsense’ poems in the tradition of Edward Lear. Though this seems surprising given the seriousness of the rest of Eliot’s output, The Waste Land (), for example, contains passages of nursery rhyme and popular song.

Originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4, Jeremy Irons' perceptive reading illuminates the poetry of T. Eliot in all its complexity. Major poems range from 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' through the post-war desolation of 'The Waste Land' and the spiritual struggle of 'Ash-Wednesday', to the enduring charm of 'Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats'.

Eliot's playful cat poems have delighted readers and cat lovers around the world ever since they were first published in They were originally composed for his godchildren, with Eliot posing as Old Possum himself, and later inspired the legendary musical Cats.

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S. Eliot for his godchildren and friends in the thirties. They have delighted generations of children since, and inpired Andrew Lloyd Webber's brilliant musical Cats. Rebecca Ashdown pp.

(We carry a wide.Eliot also wrote poetry in a much lighter vein, such as Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (), a collection that was used during the early s as the basis for the musical, Cats.

In addition to his contributions in poetry and criticism, Eliot is the pivotal verse dramatist of this century/5(7).Macavity the Mystery Cat, also called the Hidden Paw, is a fictional character in T.

S. Eliot's poetry book Old Possum's Book of Practical also appears in the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats, which is based on Eliot's ty is a master criminal; he possesses mystical powers and is the antagonist of the musical.

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