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T.S. Eliot (1888-1965). Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog. Harvard University (1906-1909). Oxford University (1911…). Eliot in London. London, England – City of Shakespeare, Chaucer, Milton, and, much later on…. From “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock ,” by T.S. Eliot.

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    1. T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)

    2. Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog

    3. Harvard University (1906-1909)

    4. Oxford University (1911…)

    5. Eliot in London

    6. London, England – City of Shakespeare, Chaucer, Milton, and, much later on…

    7. From “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” by T.S. Eliot LET us go then, you and I, When the evening is spread out against the sky Like a patient etherised upon a table; Let us go, through certain half-deserted streets, The muttering retreats Of restless nights in one-night cheap hotels And sawdust restaurants with oyster-shells: Streets that follow like a tedious argument Of insidious intent To lead you to an overwhelming question … Oh, do not ask, “What is it?” Let us go and make our visit.   In the room the women come and go Talking of Michelangelo.

    8. “Let us go then, you and I…”

    9. Vivian

    10. From the opening of “The Waste Land,” by T.S. Eliot (1922). I. THE BURIAL OF THE DEAD APRIL is the cruellest month, breeding  Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing  Memory and desire, stirring  Dull roots with spring rain.  Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow, feeding  A little life with dried tubers.  Summer surprised us, coming over the Starnbergersee With a shower of rain; we stopped in the colonnade,  And went on in sunlight, into the Hofgarten, And drank coffee, and talked for an hour.  Bin gar keineRussin, stamm' ausLitauen, echtdeutsch…

    11. Public intellectual and publisher.

    12. The Cocktail Party:A Tony Award-winning show on Broadway (Best Play, 1950)

    13. Murder in the Cathedral (1935)

    14. Ooooh, baby…

    15. Four Quartets, by TSE (1945)

    16. A long and distinguished career… • Order of Merit(awarded by King George VI (United Kingdom), 1948) • Nobel Prize for Literature "for his outstanding, pioneer contribution to present-day poetry" (Stockholm, 1948)[6] • Officier de la Legion d'Honneur (1951) • Hanseatic Goethe Prize (Hamburg, 1955) • Dante Medal (Florence, 1959) • Commandeur de l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres, (1960) • Presidential Medal of Freedom (1964) • 13 honorary doctorates (including Oxford, Cambridge, the Sorbonne, and Harvard) • Tony Award in 1950 for Best Play: The Broadway production of The Cocktail Party. • Two posthumous Tony Awards (1983) for his poems used in the musical Cats • Eliot College of the University of Kent, England, named after him • Celebrated on commemorative postage stamps • A star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame ~ Wikipedia (Eliot page)