First published in november 1922 in a magazine called the dial. His publisher asked for footnotes because he wanted a book version: marketing purpose (boni and liveright) Eliot didn"t like the notes but they became popular due to the obscurity: vladimir nabokov pale fire. The fire sermon nymphs are departed there is no sound in the world that eliot is writing in. Genre: three usual genres: (number of voices separate them, lyric one speaker pouring out his or her heart, narrative one telling about others" lives, drama a bunch of voices. People started to object to the lyric in eliot"s and woolf"s time: about the lyric (mikhail bakhtin) the poet must complete a single- personed hegemony . After the waste land, 1922, he started trying to write drama: most famously contributed to cats . Romantic period all about the imagination and senses: anti-reason and anti-industrial. The message of the marriage of heaven and hell.