Steve Pollock wrote:

> A friend sent me this short article on the TWL hyacinth garden scene
> that made a connection to Dante that I hadn't seen before. Perhaps it
> will be of interest to the list.

At Michael Palmer's web site is an excerpt with some of the same text
that Steve sent in.  Michael gives this citation for his use:

    Saha, P.K.; Eliot's The Waste Land; The Explicator; vol. 46, no. 3,
    Spring 1988; pp. 31-2; Washington D.C.

   Rick Parker