Faber launches an iPad app for Eliot’s The Waste Land, and has the pundits wondering whether digital publishing will save the classics…

Chris Meade of if:book gives it a big thumbs up:

The gallery is my favourite bit, giving us a clutch of relevant postcards – of Bob Dylan, Dante Alligheri, the first Mrs Eliot, a crowd of people crossing the river Thames,

‘so many,
I had not thought death had undone so many.’

These images create real breathing space around the poem. They evoke, inform and leave the poem be.

See a sample of this beautiful app, and interviews with Faber Digital and Poetry Editors who helped put it together, here.

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