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Rick:

>> No matter how much I picture in my mind that the action of "Prufrock"
>> is taking place in Paris, the city that Eliot pictured in his mind
>> must have been Boston.


Kate:

> I believe it was Boston, too.  "In the room the women come and go,
> talking of Michaelangelo" is also more indicative of the affected airs
> of the wealthy female set who lived in Boston at that time than of
> their Parisian counterparts.


Besides, in Paris "dans la piece les femmes vont et viennent en parlant
des maitres de Sienne."

Regards,
    Rick Parker