E.g., 06/23/2015
E.g., 06/23/2015
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
(This program continues for multiple sessions)
T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets

 2 – 4 pm

How do we read a modern poem? Reading the Four Quartets by T. S. Eliot asks us to wrestle with that question. Written at the end of his career and after a religious conversion, Four Quartets (like Eliot’s earlier, more secular epic The Waste Land) challenges us to read without the aid of the traditional unities of time, place, and narrator. Eliot’s musicality, imagery, and allusions…