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Coinciding with Eliot’s ‘death’ as a poet.

CR

On Sat, Jun 1, 2019 at 3:35 PM Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Maybe the snide “posthumously” remark with regard to the Nobel prize in
> 1948 has to do with Vivienne ‘s death in January 1947.
>
> CR
>
> On Sat, Jun 1, 2019 at 3:28 PM Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> The following paragraph from “Meet the Poet: T.S. Eliot” almost settles
>> the point.
>>
>>
>> // After the war, Eliot wrote no more major poetry, turning entirely to
>> his plays and to literary essays, the most important of which revisited the
>> French symbolists and the development of language in twentieth-century
>> poetry. After Vivien died in January 1947, Eliot led a protected life as a
>> flatmate of the critic John Hayward. In January 1957 he married Valerie
>> Fletcher and attained a degree of contentedness that had eluded him all his
>> life. He died in London and, according to his own instructions, his ashes
>> were interred in the church of St. Michael's in East Coker. A commemorative
>> plaque on the church wall bears his chosen epitaph--lines chosen from *Four
>> Quartets*: "In my beginning is my end. In my end is my beginning." //
>>
>>
>> https://www.marintheatre.org/productions/august-osage-county/meet-the-poet-t-s-eliot
>>
>> CR
>>
>> On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 8:13 AM Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks Rick.
>>> Can’t say. The FQs was the end of it?
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> CR
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 7:54 AM Rick Parker <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
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>>>> On Thu, 30 May 2019 20:18:13 -0400, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> >Former T. S. Eliot East Gloucester Summer Home Given New Life
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> https://enduringgloucester.com/2019/03/25/former-t-s-eliot-east-gloucester-summer-home-given-new-life/
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thank you. I enjoyed the article and learned a few new things too.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> >The Notes here say: “He received the Nobel Prize for literature
>>>> posthumously in 1948.”  ???  Puzzles me.
>>>>
>>>> Snide criticism of his later work? ;-)
>>>>
>>>