T.S. Eliot (essay date 1927)
SOURCE: "Thomas Middleton," in the Times Literary Supplement, No. 1326, 30 June 1927, pp. 445-46.
[In this influential survey of Middleton's works, Eliot considers Middleton one of the age's great playwrights, praises his realism, and particularly extols the dramatist's portrayals of women.]
Thomas Middleton, the dramatic writer, was not very highly thought of in his own time; the date of his death is not known; we know only that he was buried on July 4, 1627. He was one of the more voluminous, and one of the best,...
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