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Monday, 25 October 2010

T.S Eliot reading 'The Love Song of Sir Alfred Prufrock'

A professor I had in grammar school some fifteen years ago kicked my class into studying this poem and I've never forgotten it's opening line;

"Let us go then, you and I,
While the evening is spread out against the sky..."

How romantic, but there's more...

I found an original recording of Mr Eliot reading his magnum opus on YouTube.  (Pay attention to the end part where he describes the waves).  It's good stuff!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

"...etherized like a patient on a table"

Thank you for reviving this magnificent work of literature. I am seventy-four years young. You are indeed a wonderful and gifted old writer.

M. Chatterley