About T. S. EliotT. S. Eliot was the most important and famous english-language poet of the 20th century. Although he was born an American he moved to the United Kingdom in 1914 and was naturalised as a British subject in 1927 at age 39. The poem that made his name, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock is regarded as a masterpiece of the modernist movement. He followed this with what have become some of the best-known poems in the english language, including Gerontion (1920), The Waste Land (1922), The Hollow Men (1925).
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He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. Here are some of his best and famous poems ever.