Talk Of The Nation Book Club Of The Air:

As "April is the cruelest month," Talk of the Nation's Book Club of the Air considers T.S. Eliot's _The Waste Land_. In this poem, first published in 1922, Eliot combined classical and contemporary themes in unprecedented ways, which marked him as a literary Modern and changed the way mass audiences thought about poetry. Join our round table discussion, led by Ray and a special guest, with your comments, questions, and books in hand. T. S. Eliot's _The Waste Land_, on Talk of the Nation's Book Club of the Air. Guests: Anthony Hecht Fellow American Academy of Poets Washington, D.C. Listeners call in



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