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MY preference is for it to be the landlord.
Doesn't really make sense otherwise.

Cheers
Peter


Quoting Mikemail <[log in to unmask]>:

> Thank you so much CR -this is the performance which I saw 3 times in  one
> week!  I had a video of part of it, but I thought the Youtube had been taken
> off long ago.  One piece of Atkin's reading did surprise me, I remember,
> "Hurry up please it's time!"  I always thought would be in a different voice
> - a landlord, not one of those in the conversation.  Was this just my male
> perception or did Eliot mean it to be this way?
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Chokh Raj 
>   To: [log in to unmask] 
>   Sent: Friday, September 09, 2011 1:51 AM
>   Subject: Re: vis-a-vis 'Four Quartets'
> 
> 
>   I'm sorry, David. Maybe I over-reacted.  
> 
>   Thanks, Mike. But for your mention, I wouldn't have had the experience of
> my life
>   listening to this fabulous rendition of The Waste Land. Here it is at
> Youtube:
> 
> 
>   THE WASTE LAND - read by Edward Fox, Eileen Atkins, and Michael Gough
>   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1TXBzw98ng 
> 
>   an overwhelming experience 
> 
>   CR 
> 
> 
> 
>   From: Mikemail <[log in to unmask]>
>   To: [log in to unmask]
>   Sent: Thursday, September 8, 2011 6:47 PM
>   Subject: Re: vis-a-vis 'Four Quartets'
> 
> 
>   Yet, I think, 1989, London theatre, I found his recitation of TWL most
> haunting, and he had look of TSE, which made it more enthralling. He was
> joined by Eileen Aitkens and Michael Gough (who actually forgot the word
> etherised when reading Prufrock). 
>    As it happens, I was in Whitley Bay, briefly, two weeks ago, and would
> have been delighted to catch his performance - or any other - this once
> delightful resort has been in decline for some years, although I believe
> there are plans to revive it.
> 
> 
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>     From: David Boyd 
>     To: [log in to unmask] 
>     Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2011 7:45 PM
>     Subject: Re: vis-a-vis 'Four Quartets'
> 
> 
>     Just to say, had the opportunity to hear Edward Fox recite Eliot last
> year, and both I and my companion were very underwhelmed  fine actor sure he
> is, but not in this regard
> 
>     david
> 
> 
>     On 8 September 2011 19:21, Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
>       and the legacy endures 
> 
>       Edward Fox vis-a-vis 'Four Quartets' 
> 
>      
>
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/theatre/theatre-features/8347703/Edward-Fox-interview-Life-the-universe-and-everything.html
> 
> 
>       Where poetry attains to a state of immortality -- 
>       and not just the Quartets 
>       but all poetry that Eliot chose to publish.
>       A perfectionist that he was, 
>       he wouldn't be content
>       with anything less. 
> 
>       a humble opinion, of course ;->
> 
>       CR
> 
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