[teaser] American Canon: TS Eliot's "Tradition and Individual Talent"


May 2nd, 2021

2 mins 19 secs

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About this Episode

Emmet and John talk about Eliot's essay on what it means for a writer to fit into a tradition. We talk about what that means for us, how we shape the past as we make our present, the confessional poets as a response to Eliot, and Borges on Kafka.

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The essay: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/articles/69400/tradition-and-the-individual-talent
Bibliography: https://exhaust.fireside.fm/articles/p5
Closing Song: "White Jesus" by Rittz