People: Dec. 13, 1963

Young men don't want to be like their father. One gets tired of Daddy and calls him a stupid old man, said Novelist (The Once and Future King) T. H. White, 57. And that, he added, is just what has happened to T. S. Eliot, 75. Once the great guru of contemporary poets, Eliot has joined the "poets unfashionable" like A. E. Housman and Rupert Brooke who "condescend to rhyme and scan and take care," White told a Library of Congress audience. After a decent interval, he will be rediscovered, but for the nonce, said T.H. of T.S., "he is out—due...

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