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The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock


by T.S. Eliot

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One of the possible titles that Eliot didn’t use for this poem was "Inventions of the March Hare". (Source)

Even graffiti vandals in Pennsylvania have been reading Eliot. (Source)

Prufrock isn’t the only one who had trouble with women. Eliot’s first marriage to Vivien Eliot was a disaster, and it is rumored that she had an affair with the philosopher Bertrand Russell. (Source)

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