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Joshua Goldstein wrote:
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>  This is the second time in just two weeks that I have been made aware that Eliot is not important now as he should still be, and forever be.
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Forever is a long time. Consider the poets who belonged to pre-literate
societies and whose works died with their voice or with the language of
the tribe. Someplace in Pound -- "Wave falls / And the hand falls" (?)
How many today (other than specialist scholars) read Pindar, Cavalcante,
Villon, or Chaucer?

Eliot invigorated many intellects for over three-quarters of a century.
That is something.

Carrol