No middle way out of the waste land?

I just love the March 6, 1950 cover of Time magazine, which depicts T.S. Eliot poised between a cross over his left shoulde, and a martini (or is it a grail?) on his right. The caption below reads, “No middle way out of the waste land?” Should we go to church or to a bar?

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About Uncomely and Broken

I am a classicist in Sewanee, Tennessee.
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