The Waste Land, 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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The Waste Land, T.S.Eliot
The Waste Land, T.S.Eliot


Make-Believe World
Make-Believe Worldshared an impression3 years ago

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

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Claudia Rondón Bohórquezhas quoted3 years ago
Nam Sibyllam quidem Cumis ego ipse oculis meis vidi in ampulla pendere, et cum illi pueri dicerent: Sibylla ti theleis; respondebat illa: apothanein thelo.

For I myself once saw with my own eyes the Sibyl hanging in a cage, and when the boys asked her, 'Sibyl, what do you want?' she answered 'I want to die.'"

warrenclare9has quoted2 months ago
After the torchlight red on sweaty faces
After the frosty silence in the gardens
After the agony in stony places
The shouting and the crying
Prison and palace and reverberation
Of thunder of spring over distant mountains
He who was living is now dead
We who were living are now dying
With a little patience
b2246872319has quoted2 months ago
Unreal City, 60
Under the brown fog of a winter dawn

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