Diana Manister wrote:
> Rick, can you provide a link to Eliot's essay "The Three Voices of
> Poetry?" In some places it is referred to as a book, and elsewhere as
> an essay. Google is not much help. Many thanks, Diana
Gallup classifies "The Three Voices of Poetry" as work A63.
Originally it was a lecture delivered to the National Book League in
the U.K. It was given on November 19, 1953 and then published as a
small book in December. An American edition came out later, in
April, 1954. It also appears as an essay in 1957's "On Poetry and
Poets" (Gallup A69).
It is still under copyright protection and so it isn't likely to
appear whole on the web for some time.
A **very** brief synopsis provided by Lidia Vianu is:
The Three Voices of Poetry (1953) are: the poet talking to himself,
the poet addressing an audience and the poet attempting to create a
T.S. Eliot - An Author for All Seasons
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