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On Tue, 3 Jul 2012 10:27:26 -0700, Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>The Letters of TS Eliot Volume 3: 1926-1927 edited by Valerie Eliot and
John Haffenden�
A review by Craig Raine
The Observer, 30 June 2012�

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/jul/01/ts-eliot-letters-vol3-review�


incisive


CR


P. > Hmmmm. Even just the review sounds very juicy. Lots of material for new
hypotheses and vindications of old ones. Bared fangs and tambourines. Yummmm.


A quote:

Given Vivienne's baleful behaviour, her affair with Russell, her general
impossibility, it is an unsurprising surprise that one of Eliot's letters
confesses unequivocally to adultery. He is pre-empting a charge of excessive
puritanism: "I remember also minor pleasures of drunkenness and adultery…"


Also, see the review by Adam Kirsch:

http://www.newstatesman.com/culture/culture/2012/06/letters-t-s-eliot-volume-iii-1926-27-review
New Statesman
The Letters of T S Eliot Volume III: 1926-27 - review
The contortions of T S Eliot’s Christianity.
By Adam Kirsch
Published 13 June 2012

Regards,
    Rick Parker