Ken Armstrong wrote:
> Regarding the date of the book I recommended: it was forty years after
> the publication of TWL, close to thirty after BN. Is there progress in the
> arts or in their appreciation? Genuine understanding, I think, does not
> depend on "progress."
But much later a lot more was known about Eliot's personal life
and so I would think a better case could be made on how Eliot
transformed the personal.
Anyway, I'll wait until I read the book before commenting on it