Eliot, Dante and Undoing

Literary critic, I. A. Richards wrote that T.S. Eliot’s 1922 poem, ‘The Waste Land’ described the state of modern, post-war life as one that was suffering from a ‘sense of desolation, of uncertainty, of futility, of the groundlessness of aspirations, of the vanity of endeavor, and a thirst for life-giving water which seems suddenly to […]