Thomas Stearns Eliot

Happy Centennial, J. Alfred Prufrock


If there is a single poem that can be said to have revolutionized poetry in the 20th Century it is T. S. Eliot’s The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock. Eliot started writing Prufrock in 1910, at the age of twenty-two. The poem was published five years later, when Ezra Pound, whom Eliot met and befriended as…