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I'm not sure if I follow you, Peter.
Religion played a role in his intense interest in
Dryden?

Will

--- Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Given Eliot's intense interest in Dryden, it only
> makes sense.
> I wonder if religion played a role here.
> 
> Peter
> 
> Will Gray wrote:
> 
> >Completely agreed here, Jim.
> >I gave a paper at the TS Eliot society a couple
> years
> >ago that talked a little about Eliot's relationship
> to
> >Pope. When doing research for the paper, I realized
> >the dearth of scholarship on that century and
> Eliot. A
> >great need, indeed.
> >
> >Best wishes,
> >Will
> >
> >--- "Loucks, James" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>I  think more needs to be done with TDE's links
> with
> >>Augustan figures such as Swift and Pope (whose
> >>couplets were "pastiched" in the TWL Ms.).  -- 
> Jim
> >> 
> >>James Loucks, Ph.D.
> >>Ohio State University-Newark
> >>1179 University Dr.
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> >>740.366.9423
> >>fax 740.366.5047
> >> 
> >>
> >>________________________________
> >>
> >>From: T. S. Eliot Discussion forum. on behalf of
> Ken
> >>Armstrong
> >>Sent: Sun 11-Sep-05 6:11 PM
> >>To: [log in to unmask]
> >>Subject: Craig Raine (was Re: Echoes of Eliot)
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>Jim,
> >>
> >>Thanks for this reference to Raine. I took my
> Sunday
> >>"free time" and went
> >>directly to the library to scope out his _In
> Defence
> >>of T S Eliot_.  Who
> >>could resist that title, at least on this list?
> I'm
> >>not sure in what way he
> >>is arch in his defence of TSE -- it all seemed
> >>rather measured and calm
> >>(and witty--hope that doesn't mean he's a neocon! 
> :
> >>) --  but he does have
> >>the merits of being logical and factual to a
> fault. 
> >>Very enjoyable. And in
> >>the often-thought-but-ne'er-so-well-expressed
> dept.,
> >>he's read my mind and
> >>better said it on C. Ricks.  His piece on Salinger
> >>and _Catcher in the Rye_
> >>shone real light, too. A pleasure to meet Mr.
> Raine.
> >>
> >>Cheers,
> >>Ken A.
> >>
> >>At 12:11 PM 9/10/2005, you wrote:
> >>    
> >>
> >>>Kate -- I think Kathleen Raine got into religious
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>verse in her later years
> >>    
> >>
> >>>(or am I thinking of another woman poet?). Do you
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>know if she is related
> >>    
> >>
> >>>to Craig Raine, an arch-defender of TSE?  --  Jim
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>Loucks
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> >		
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