T.S.Eliot

The Waste Land

The Waste Land is a 434-line Modernist poem by T. S. Eliot published in 1922. It has been called “one of the most important poems of the 20th century.” Despite the poem's obscurity—its shifts between satire and prophecy, its abrupt and unannounced changes of speaker, location and time, its elegiac but intimidating summoning up of a vast and dissonant range of cultures and literatures—the poem has become a familiar touchstone of modern literature.
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Impressions

    Make-Believe Worldshared an impression4 years ago

    Первые двадцать процентов -- копирайт от Гутенберга. Зато в конце есть авторский комментарий.

    Claudia Rondón Bohórquezshared an impression5 years ago
    👍Worth reading

Quotes

    Make-Believe Worldhas quoted4 years ago
    Datta, dayadhvam, damyata" (Give, sympathize, control)
    Анастасияhas quoted23 days ago
    Dayadhvam: I have heard the key
    Turn in the door once and turn once only
    We think of the key, each in his prison
    Thinking of the key, each confirms a prison
    Only at nightfall, aetherial rumours
    Revive for a moment a broken Coriolanus
    Анастасияhas quoted23 days ago
    Amongst the rock one cannot stop or think

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