Exploring The Waste Land
A note page linked from The Waste Land, Part III, line 202

Eliot's note for line 202

V. Verlaine, Parsifal.

Commentator's note

Eliot refers us to the French poem Parsifal by Paul Verlaine.

The quoted line and its preceding lines can be viewed in French and English at URL http://home.sn.no/~deverett/verlaine.htm

Parsifal is available here in French only.

Parsifal is discussed further on the Miscellanea page for line 202

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T 131 - Verlaine, Paul
T 94 - Perceval

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