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Once Again in St. Louis

Yesterday saw the start of the thirty-fifth annual meeting of the T. S. Eliot Society, a most warm and engaging conference held among the world’s leading Eliot scholars and those like me who are simply students of Eliot (although I must say that my fellow students are far and away my intellectual and academic betters: […]

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I became acquainted with Four Quartets over twenty years ago.  I recall picking up a pocket edition in a bookstore, although I don’t recall exactly what prompted me to do so.  I carried it with me nearly everywhere.  (I remember pulling it from my suit pocket for a moment during my sister’s wedding party back […]

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