A web developer ! I have company now ! I know what it
means to be reminded of someone like Eliot in the
middle of nerve wrecking code that saps off whatever
life is left in you !
By the bye, wasn't Eliot working in a bank ?
--- George Carless <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hello all,
> What a pleasure to find that there's actually a T.S.
> Eliot mailing list.
> I don't know why it took me so long to actually
> *look* for one.
> By way of a quick introduction: I'm English, a
> 25-year-old web developer,
> living in Atlanta in the USA. I've recenly started
> approaching Eliot
> in earnest -- my earlier attempts, as a high school
> were, though enthusiastic, rather bewildered.
> My interest in Eliot has been re-kindled, in large
> part, by the many
> references and allusions to his work that I keep
> tripping over in popular
> culture - and primarily in the lyrics of my
> favourite band, The Sisters of
> Mercy. Rather than keep blathering on about Eliot
> at the members of
> *that* list, I thought I had best find a more
> appropriate forum.
> I'm afraid I find my mind rather rusty, after years
> of neglect and abuse,
> but I do very much look forward to discussing with
> and learning from you
> all. As I re-read Eliot, I find so much insight,
> such acute observations,
> and such elegant (such intelligent?) style that I
> wonder why I ever let
> myself become so bogged down in tracking down
> Eliot's references and
> sources that I failed to see the poem itself.
> And now, I need to run to catch my bus. Thanks for
> having me.
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