About the "Origin" pages:
Eliot sometimes incorporated portions of his other poems into
The Waste Land.
He would use both published and unpublished poems and sometimes
the work of others. These pages discuss this.
This is one type of
four types of pages that elaborate on the evolution of
The Waste Land
and Eliot's other poetry:
Where Eliot picked up some of the lines.
Shows previous versions of lines prior to publication.
Also these discuss large sections of the poem that were exorcized.
Discusses changes made to the poem since its original publication.
Compares the lines to those in other Eliot poems.
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