Art is “a window or lens through which we see ourselves and our world” (Laguardia). T. S. Eliot’s writings deal deeply with themes of religion and philosophy, with titles such as Journey of the Magi, A Song for Simeon, Ash Wednesday, and Christianity and Culture. This short essay will touch on some of the religious and philosophical views of the poet, playwright, and critic, T.S. Eliot.
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Another reminder that we’ll be reading and discussing more of T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets in our March session. On March 23 we will focus on “The Dry Salvages” and “Little Gidding.” Please bring your own favourite excerpts, interpretations and comments for discussion about these challenging poems.