Exploring The Waste Land
An allusion page linked from The Waste Land, Part V, line 339

Line 339

This is not an allusion per se but more of a possible source for the imagery on this line

In Sir Ernest Shackleton's book South, in the same chapter that Eliot's note to line 360 refers, appears the line

A jagged line of peaks with a gap like a broken tooth confronted us.

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T 111 - Shackleton, Sir Ernest

Exploring The Waste Land
File name: aq339.html
File date: Sunday, September 29, 2002
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