By F. B. Pinion
Aiming to supply a finished survey of the paintings, poetry and prose of the poet T.S.Eliot (1888-1965), this article will be of targeted price to lecturers of all educational degrees and to school and faculty scholars at domestic and out of the country.
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Though not received with acclaim, the book did much to establish Eliot's reputation, and was hailed by Bonamy Dobree in 1922 as the most important critical work since Wordsworth's preface to Lyrical Ballads. Influenced by Remy de Gourmont and Julien Benda, it startled by the clear-cut definition of its anti-Romanticism. Ezra Pound, deeming it a crime that Eliot should waste eight hours a day in a bank, had tried to launch a fund to secure him for literature, but such schemes could come to nothing, for the Eliots needed a regular income, especially for medical contingencies.
Vivienne remained devoted to Tom's memory, and was proud of his successes; his Rothenstein portrait became her shrine. She remembered his birthday, and sent him the key of her flat, leaving it accessible in the hope of his return. She thought of him protectively, convinced that he was the victim of a conspiracy against her, and indulged fond recollections of nocturnal walks in London streets soon after their marriage. Her unhealed wound evoked bitterness in 1935; seven years earlier, she noted in February, dear Tom had brought her back from France, where he would have preferred to leave her.
To The Waste Land 19 became apparent that he must find regular employment again. Fortunately the Haigh-Woods had an influential banking friend, through whose interest Eliot secured a post in the City, by the middle of March, with the Colonial and Foreign Department of Lloyds Bank at 17 Cornhill. Impressed though he was by Eliot's knowledge of foreign languages, the manager could offer an initial salary of no more than £120 a year for preparatory work on the settlement of pre-war enemy debts. A further income of £36 per annum came in June 1917 when , on Ezra Pound's recommendation to Miss Weaver, Eliot became assistant editor of The Egoist, succeeding Aldington, who had joined the British army.
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