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Listen to him read ...

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Eliot's style seems very formalistic compared with the traditional literati of the Beat Generation. Also, careful consideration should be taken to hear his poetry the way he intended it to be heard.

Go to:

http://www.town.hall.org/Archives/radio/IMS/HarperAudio/011894_harp_ITH.html

and listen to the man read The Wasteland (one of my faves). Eliot is great but there's definitely no jazz about him.

I remain
Zenchild
Eliot has a voice like the grave ...