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On Saturday, October 31, 2015, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The cover picture of Eliot at this link is just fabulous.
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> https://www.allenandunwin.com/browse/books/general-books/literature-literary-studies/The-Letters-of-T-S-Eliot-Volume-6-1932-1933-edited-by-John-Haffenden-and-TS-Eliot-9780571316342
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> CR
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> On Saturday, October 31, 2015, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]
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>> The Letters of T. S. Eliot Volume 6: 1932-1933 Hardcover – 4 Feb 2016
>> by T.S. Eliot (Author), John Haffenden (Editor)
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>> I reproduce below an Amazon description of the volume.
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>> Despairing of his volatile, unstable wife, T. S. Eliot, at 44, resolves
>> to put an end to the torture of his eighteen-year marriage.
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>> He breaks free from September 1932 by becoming Norton Lecturer at
>> Harvard. His lectures will be published as The Use of Poetry and the Use of
>> Criticism (1933). He also delivers the Page-Barbour Lectures at Virginia
>> (After Strange Gods, 1934). At Christmas he visits Emily Hale, to whom he
>> is 'obviously devoted'. He gives talks all over - New York, California,
>> Missouri, Minnesota, Chicago - and the letters describing encounters with
>> F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edmund Wilson and Marianne Moore ('a real Gillette
>> blade') brim with gossip. High points include the première at Vassar
>> College of his comic melodrama Sweeney Agonistes (1932). The year 'was the
>> happiest I can ever remember in my life . . . successful and amusing.'
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>> Returning home, he hides out in the country while making known to Vivien
>> his decision to leave her. But he is exasperated when she buries herself in
>> denial: she will not accept a Deed of Separation.
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>> The close of 1933 is lifted when Eliot 'breaks into Show Business'. He is
>> commissioned to write a 'mammoth Pageant': The Rock. This collaborative
>> enterprise will be the proving-ground for the choric triumph of Murder in
>> the Cathedral (1935).
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>> http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Letters-Eliot-Volume-1932-1933/dp/0571316344/ref=pd_rhf_dp_s_cp_3?ie=UTF8&refRID=0CQJ0D6JS2RX472H9VQT
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>> The cover image of Eliot is very suave, one of the best.
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>> CR
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