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What should I expect, /lit/? I've only read Rimbaud's and Keats' poetry. Is this on the same level, or not?
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>>7629889
>reading with expectations
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don't let anybody fool you by saying the four quartets are "philosophical". there may be a philosophy guiding them, but they are poetry first. If you try to understand them it will be a very boring exercise and perhaps fruitless. Let the 'philosophy' flow softly underneath, and busy yourself instead with the poetry, the images, etc.

he is not as good as Keats, but still worth reading.
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>>7629889
Same level hmm... it basically took the path that Rimbaud and others forged into new directions. That being said, I'm not a fan of T.S. Eliot after he found god. I like the resignation of post-WW1 generation that he put into words...
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>>7629889
Poetry for people who don't like poetry.

I jest, but at least read the other English Romantics and their American contemporaries before reading the Modernists. Modernist poetry is too divorced from poetic tradition to be a good introduction.
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