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Eliot After The Waste Land

Robert Crawford in conversation with Esme Bright

60 mins watch time

Culture, History

No-one is better placed to reveal the inner life of TS Eliot than the poet and critic Robert Crawford. The last biographer to have interviewed anyone who knew Eliot when The Waste Land was published, he is also the first to have access to an archive of letters (unsealed for the first time in 2020) detailing Eliot’s decades-long affair with Emily Hale. He joins us to present this complex and remarkable man not as a literary monument but as a human being.