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Poems

Author:
T. S. Eliot (British (born United States), St. Louis, Missouri 1888–1965 London)
Date:
1920
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
Walker Evans Archive, 1994
Accession Number:
1994.265.5
Not on view
Inscription: "Brooklyn Public Library" punched into front title page

Marking: In pencil on overleaf: "Walker Evans"; dedication page; pgs. 18, 31, 48, 51, 53, 54; endpaper verso [see remarks for transcription]
In pencil on endpaper verso, upper left: "p. 13 windy spaces // p. 14 passages and corridors // pg. 19 waste shore // corridor // zebra stripes --- // [three lines erased and unreadable]"; endpaper verso, center [over erased handwriting]: "Tendency to bend spaces // p. 50 vacant lots // p. 52 running along the quay // p. 53 streets, shutters, rooms, corridors, bars // p. 54 edges of the streets // bottom of the street // level of the roofs // p. 55 field of ripe corn // quickens faintly in the street // if the street were time // p. 56 her end of the street // p.59 strides across the hills and breaks them"
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