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Letter from Orwell to TS Eliot

George Orwell invites TS Eliot to contribute a reading.

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Letter from Orwell to TS Eliot.

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Document Type | Letter

16 October 1942

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1942

Synopsis

In this letter written to TS Eliot, care of his publishers, Faber and Faber, Orwell asks if Eliot will provide a reading for 'Voice', his magazine programme, to be broadcast by the Indian Service in November 1942.

Did you know?

Orwell produced some high quality arts programmes for the Eastern Service featuring some of the major literary figures of the time. Men such E.M. Forster, T.S. Eliot and Cyril Connolly were all regular contributors to Orwell's productions, the only notable exception being George Bernard Shaw who when asked for permission to quote from one of his works responded with the terse refusal "I veto it ruthlessly".

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