Review: Complete Poems and Plays by TS Eliot | Books | The GuardianThomas Stearns Eliot was born in St. Louis in to a family with prominent New England heritage. Eliot largely abandoned his Midwestern roots and chose to ally himself with both New and Old England throughout his life. He attended Harvard as an undergraduate in , was accepted into the literary circles, and had a predilection for 16th- and 17th-century poetry, the Italian Renaissance particularly Dante , Eastern religion, and philosophy. Eliot took from them a sensual yet precise attention to symbolic images, a feature that would be the hallmark of his brand of Modernism. Eliot also earned a master's degree from Harvard in before studying in Paris and Germany.
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Thomas Stearns Eliot OM 26 September — 4 January , "one of the twentieth century's major poets", was also an essayist, publisher, playwright, and literary and social critic. Louis, Missouri to a prominent Boston Brahmin family, he moved to England in at the age of 25 and would settle, work, and marry there. He became a British subject in at the age of 39, subsequently renouncing his American passport. Eliot attracted widespread attention for his poem " The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock " , which was seen as a masterpiece of the Modernist movement.