Eliot takes several months off to rest after a nervous breakdown.

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Eliot suffers a breakdown in the summer of 1921 as a result of his father's passing in 1919 and his wife Vivien's deteriorating health. After his breakdown, his physician recommends taking time off to recover. His physician recommended taking time off at the coast of Margate in England. Eliot's friend Bertrand Russell recommends a sanitarium in Lausanne Switzerland. Over the course of 3 months Eliot spends time at both where he finishes his writings on "The Waste Land".

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Title Eliot takes several months off to rest after a nervous breakdown. Type of Content Event
Category [field_event_category][field_quote_category]Biography Parent Content T. S. Eliot
Originally Posted 14 Nov 2015 Creator Zach Brien
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