The Passage of Time in T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets

The Monsignor William Barry Memorial Library Great Books Lecture Series presents “The Passage of Time in T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets.

Date: Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Time: 12:00 – 12:50 pm
Location: Library 308

This event is open to the Barry community. Refreshments will be served.

About the Lecture

Join Dr. Pedro Blas Gonzalez as he explores T.S. Eliot’s argument that “all time is unredeemable.” According to Eliot, time past and present are already contained in time future; therefore, time cannot be treated in abstraction but as the vital ground of human reality. In Four Quartets, Eliot is concerned with time as “lived experience.”

For More Information

Please contact Phil O’Neill, Senior Reference Librarian, at 305-899-3762 or

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