Ma per ciò che giammai di questo fondo . The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot Let us go then, you and I, ... Prufrock (cont’d)!!!!! The text of the poem, with an outline and an interpretation. Eliot. S'io credesse che mia risposta fosse. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock S'io credesse che mia risposta fosse A persona che mai tornasse al mondo, Questa fiamma staria senza piu scosse. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock : S’io credesse che mia risposta fosse: A persona che mai tornasse al mondo, Questa fiamma staria senza piu scosse. dying fall: love-sick Duke Orsino's opening line in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, "That strain again! ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’ Here are the opening few lines of Eliot’s poem ‘The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock’ (composed in 1910–11): S’io credessi che mia risposta fosse . Ma percioche giammai di questo fondo. !!!!! A persona che mai tornasse al mondo, Questa fiamma staria senza piu scosse. Ma perciocche giammai di questo fondo: Non torno vivo alcun, s’i’odo il vero, Senza tema d’infamia ti rispondo. The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888 - 1965) Original Text: T. S. Eliot, Prufrock and Other Observations (London: The Egoist, 1917): 9-16. "Portrait of a Lady," line 122 !!!!! Recognized as one of the major poets of the 20th century, Eliot is known for his innovative poetic technique and his use of uncoventional subject matter. 2 Eliot, T. (Thomas) S. (Stearns) (1888-1965) - American-born naturalized English poet and critic. THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK T.S. Ma perciocche giammai di questo fondo Non torno vivo alcun, s'i'odo il vero, Senza tema d'infamia ti rispondo. Eliot, can be summed up in a contemporary review published in The Times Literary Supplement, on the 21st of June 1917.The anonymous reviewer wrote: “The fact that these things occurred to the mind of Mr. Eliot is surely of the very smallest importance to anyone, even to himself. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1948. morning coat: a formal coat with tail. It had a dying fall" (I.i.1), referring to a piece of music. E546 P784 1917 Fisher Rare Book Library. a persona che mai tornasse al mondo, questa fiamma staria senza più scosse. The initial reception to ‘The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock’, by T.S. Cf.