From the Fall, 1997 issue of Touchstone
Is <title>T. S. Eliot on Literary Morals by Russell Kirk

T. S. Eliot on Literary Morals

On T. S. Eliot’s After Strange Gods

by Russell Kirk

T. S. Eliot’s slim book about moral and immoral fiction may surprise anyone who first comes upon a copy. After Strange Gods: A Primer of Modern Heresy consists of three lectures delivered at the University of Virginia in 1933. These present an uncompromising denunciation of liberalism— both the liberalism of the nineteenth century and that of the twentieth (the two differing little, in Eliot’s judgment); both liberalism in the Church and liberalism in the secular commonwealth.

A Forbidden, Forgotten Book

Fifteen hundred copies of the first edition were printed in New York; no later edition has been published in this country. Why have . . .


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