Interesting topic, thanks, CR.
Haven't read it in full, but curious, possibly, that the profound influence of the thinking of an Eliot contemporary, Charles Williams, both upon Eliot and many others, regarding negativity and affirmation isn't mentioned, and neither seems to be relevant religious aspects of 4Q
Prof. Grevel Lindop near Manchester UK is presently working on a biography of Charles Williams.

On 21 December 2012 16:11, Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
"And we thank Thee that darkness reminds us of light."

The via negativa of 'The Waste Land'

The Aristotelian Mr. Eliot: Structure and Strategy in 'The Waste Land' 
By Timmerman, John H.
Yeats Eliot Review, Vol. 24, No. 2 
Summer 2007


Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote Thursday, December 20, 2012 6:26 PM: 

T.S. Eliot
O Light Invisible
From The Rock