By T. S. Eliot
Within the interval coated through this richly distinctive assortment, T. S. Eliot was once to set a brand new path for his lifestyles and paintings. The calls for of his specialist existence as author and editor turned extra advanced and exacting. the distinguished yet financially-pressed periodical he have been enhancing for the reason that 1922—The Criterion: A Literary Review—switched among being a quarterly and a per thirty days; as well as writing quite a few essays and editorials, lectures, stories, introductions and prefaces, his letters convey Eliot concerning himself wholeheartedly within the enterprise of his new occupation as a publisher.
This correspondence with buddies and mentors vividly records all of the levels of Eliot's own and inventive transformation in the course of those the most important years, the ongoing anxieties of his deepest lifestyles, and the forging of his public popularity.
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Extra resources for Letters of T.S. Eliot, Volume 3: 1926-1927
Yours faithfully, [T. S. -Col. C. P. Hawkes (1877–1956) served in the regular army, 1900–20. A lawyer, he was Registrar in the Supreme Court (Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division), 1925–50. He contributed to newspapers and periodicals; and his writings included The London Comedy (1925) and Mauresques, with Some Basque and Spanish Cameos (1926). ) that Methuen was in no hurry to publish the book, Mauresques, in which his article ‘Cherrero’ was to feature; it appeared in NC 4 (Apr. 1926), 297–305.
1 – Vivien Eliot, née Haigh-Wood (1888–1947), see Biographical Register. 1 When I have let Clarence Gate for him, & ﬁnished my work there, you & he can discuss my next move. But if it isn’t London, it will have to be Rome, Rapallo, or Paris. You like plain speaking. By coming to see me you will defeat yr own ends. I have not anything I can say to you. Please do not come to see me. If you do – I don’t know what will happen. Yrs. V. H. E. The reason I reject Brighton is that it is not good enough for either of us.
I am trembling all over. I am doomed. Even Molly sees the danger. Is this how I am to be pushed in the gutter? You know Higgins wants to make out I am common, & beneath you. You know Lady R. will believe anything he says. O Tom, where are yr eyes? You, the grand Eliot are to be protected from your common wife, by a cunning plot to surround her with common people, to make her so isolated, so powerless, that bit by bit I am forced to agree to be this companion (or they wd persecute me) they could, & they would persecute me in every cunning way.