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JOURNAL ARTICLE

*T. S. Eliot's Etherized Patient*

Anthony Cuda

Twentieth Century Literature

Vol. 50, No. 4 (Winter, 2004), pp. 394-420


https://www.jstor.org/stable/4149269


I’ll settle down to read it one more time. But just thought of the metaphor
of “ether” afflicting ‘modern’ sensibility so that it is immune to any
notion of good and evil, a material sensibility oblivious of its spiritual
moorings. This note is rampant through and through Eliot’s later verse.


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