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Drawn and Quarteted: Artists Find a 'Landing Place' in T.S. Eliot's Poetry
When T.S. Eliot was completing his cycle of poems called The Four Quartets in 1942, German bombs were falling near where he worked in London. Given the setting and his own often inscrutable intellectualism, this work — six years in the making — was something of a miracle, and now considered one of the finest achievements in 20th century verse.
By Alan Bisbort
February 28, 2013