I've read the Miller book before its publication, and I think the Globe review is right on the mark. -- Jim
James Loucks, Ph.D.
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From: T. S. Eliot Discussion forum. on behalf of Peter Montgomery
Sent: Mon 02-Jan-06 4:12 AM
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Subject: Re: Online review of "T.S. Eliot: The Making of an American Poet"
Interesting review. Can't help wondering why one would want to make peace
Eliot, let alone any other writer. Weird!
As always, thanks Rickard.
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From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, January 01, 2006 6:04 PM
Subject: Online review of "T.S. Eliot: The Making of an American Poet"
> There is a review of James E. Miller Jr.'s "T.S. Eliot: The Making of
> an American Poet" in today's "Ideas" section of the Sunday Boston
> Globe (1/1/06, page C3). It and a large picture of "T.S. Eliot in
> 1906, at age 19" (sic., in late 1906 he turned 18) take up the full
> The review is titled "The artist as a young mandarin" and is by David
> Barber. A synopsis is:
> "Before Paris, before London, a young T.S. Eliot discovered
> the salons and streets of bohemian Boston in the early 1910s.
> The effects are still with us."
> No wonder the Globe gave such prominence to the review.
> The review and the picture can be seen online at
> I'm ashamed to say that I haven't read Miller's book yet as he was the
> one who turned me on to Eliot.
> Rick Parker
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