Exploring The Waste Land
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Verdenal on Wagner
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Eliot received a letter from his French friend, Jean Verdenal (dated February 5, 1912) where Verdenal wrote:

Tristan and Isolde is terribly moving at first hearing, and leaves you prostate with ecstasy and thirsting to get back to it again.1

[1] The Letters of T.S. Eliot, Vol. I, p. 29

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