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Garbage Picking in Eliot’s Waste Land, Part 5

by Tom Bair Poetry and Poetics
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“The Waste Land” is most usually and most persuasively read as a satire.

Garbage Picking in Eliot’s Waste Land, Part 4

by Tom Bair Poetry and Poetics
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“The Waste Land” has always begged its readers to multitask, to make leaps, to be both attentive and creative readers.

Garbage Picking in Eliot’s Waste Land, Part 3

by Tom Bair Poetry and Poetics
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The notes that position Eliot the person in various locales, should be read as a concession from Eliot. The impersonal poetry in impossible.