Thursday, January 11, 2007

T.S. Eliot reading his classic "The Waste Land"

From T.S. Eliot reads his classic poem "The Waste Land." Born in St. Louis, Missouri, and educated at Harvard, Eliot lived most of his life in England. In 1948 he was awarded the Nobel Prize. The Waste Land is considered to be Eliot's masterpiece, rich in symbolic, literary, and historical references as the poem explores the struggles of a soul in despair.

The poem has five sections and has been split into four sound files. Click the file format below to listen to each part.

.AU format is downloadable to your PC.

.Gsm and .Ra (Real Audio) is in streaming media.

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