Letters of T.S. Eliot [manuscript], 1932 and 1943.


Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. Letters of T.S. Eliot [manuscript], 1932 and 1943.

Letters of T.S. Eliot [manuscript], 1932 and 1943.

In two letters, 1932 December 17 and 26, Eliot responds to Wilbur A. Nelson of the University of Virginia concerning Nelson's invitation to come to Virginia and deliver the Barbour-Page Foundation lectures. In a 1943 December 15 letter to the Editor of "The Nation" [Freda Kirchwey] Eliot responds to Lionel Trilling's review of his volume of selectionsfrom Rudyard Kipling's verse. Eliot cites a textual example to prove that Kipling was anti-German but not specifically anti-Semitic.

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