Exploring The Waste Land
An allusion page linked from The Waste Land, Part I, line 41

Heart of Darkness
Joseph Conrad

In The Waste Land the line

41)  Looking into the heart of light, the silence.

may be an inversion of Heart of Darkness, a story by Joseph Conrad. In the draft of The Waste Land Eliot had a passage from Conrad's story as the epigraph.

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T 21 - Conrad, Joseph

Exploring The Waste Land
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