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A sensible voice at last--measured, subject-related, and with no (visible) 
axe to grind and no book to sell via this blog.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Carrol Cox" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Friday, September 09, 2005 7:11 PM
Subject: Re: Echoes of Eliot


>> Jacek Niecko wrote:
>>
>>
>>     There was a time in my life when I was quite receptive to Eliot's
>> poetry and prose.
>>     Now, at 71, I find his opus arid and stilted.
>
> I, at 75, find this true of his prose, but the occasional times on this
> list when his poetry has been discussed have led me to a rereading
> Gerontion, TWL, & 4Q, and I find my interest in the poems revived
> (though still not to the extent to which I respond to Jonson, Milton,
> Pope, & Pound).
>
> Carrol