You're welcome, Rick. Thanks also for finding me that
summary of Eliot's review of the Noh book. The original
would be nice, but where would one find it?
Re the preacher piece. It is fascinating to see E.'s mind working on all
four levels of
analysis at once. He really was an Elizabethan.
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From: "Rickard A Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2004 6:03 AM
Subject: "The Preacher as Artist" is now online
> The text of Eliot's essay "The Preacher as Artist" is now available
> online at my website. It was first published in the November 28, 1919
> edition of the Athenaeum.
> Eliot wrote this as a review of the book "Donne's Sermons. Selected
> Passages, with an Essay by Logan Pearsall Smith" but, essentially, it
> is an essay where he compares the sermons of John Donne to those of
> Hugh Latimer and Lancelot Andrewes. There is also a brief comparison
> of Donne's sermons to the Fire-Sermon of the Buddha.
> We were discussing this essay on the TSE list awhile ago. At that
> time Peter Montgomery supplied me the raw material for the webpage
> (thanks again Peter) but since then I took my merry time converting
> the text to HTML and CSS format.
> The URL is:
> The following page lists other webpages of mine containing works by
> Eliot and ones of interest to Eliot fans (the autobiography of TWL's
> Hesse's "Blick ins Chaos," etc.):
> Rick Parker