In a message dated 10/21/2002 3:25:36 PM Eastern Daylight Time, [log in to unmask] writes:

And Bloom has repeatedly declared that he thought Hardy,
Yeats and Stevens far more important than Elio

That brings up an interesting point because in my high school Yeats and Stevens are the favorite poets and the eliot readers are scorned as dilittantes. This says more about this school than it does about Eliot but I persist that Yeats is more relevent these days.