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No, but they're a bit of a fiery bunch....
On 27 September 2012 20:42, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I wonder if people in Vulcan's Lane have pointed ears? :)
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> P. M.
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> David Boyd <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> http://www.timesandstar.co.uk/news/people/workington-born-woman-reaches-100-1.545413?referrerPath=news/people
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> Mrs Bethell died last year, aged 102, so survived her late husband by 56
> years!
> - she certainly got a good deal from her Teachers Pension Scheme.
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> F.R. Leavis during the 1940s in *Scrutiny *very savagely attacked Bethell
> - suspect he was a bit of a psychopath, who had feelings of hate towards
> avowed Christians such as Bethell (although he seems to have exempted T.S.
> Eliot from his usual venom.)
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> On 27 September 2012 17:03, Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Thanks, David. I've requested a copy of Shakespeare & The Popular
>> Dramatic Tradition. I look forward to reading the book, as well as
>> Eliot's introduction to it.
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>> As for the movie version of Murder in the Cathedral, suggested by
>> Peter, one might view the film at the following link:
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>> http://mubi.com/films/murder-in-the-cathedral
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>> CR
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>> *From:* David Boyd <[log in to unmask]>
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Sent:* Thursday, September 27, 2012 9:35 AM
>> *Subject:* Re: TS Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral
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>> This Shakespeare scholar probably influenced Martin Browne; Eliot etc
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>> http://www.amazon.com/Shakespeare-The-Popular-Dramatic-Tradition/dp/B000O8BQ38
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>> On 27 September 2012 05:23, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>  I agree totally. It very full of resonances, much more so than TWL.
>> TWL resonates only horizontally with sequences of time. MITC does that
>> but also resonates out of time with all kinds of spirituality. It is a joy
>> to direct, which I have done -- a truly REAL play. It has perfect
>> continuity with the Christian spiritual tradition.
>>  It presents that tradition I'm a radically new way. //Read the revision
>> made for the movie version.//
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>> Peter
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>> Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Happened to be browsing it at the following link:
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>> http://books.google.com/books?id=lc3krClq6bEC&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false
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>> There is an inexhaustible quality about the play that outlasts years of
>> reading it.
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>> CR
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>> *From:* Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]>
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 26, 2012 11:19 PM
>> *Subject:* TS Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral
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>> Murder in the Cathedral
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>> "Destiny waits in the hand of God, shaping the still un-
>>          shapen:
>>  I have seen these things in a shaft of sunlight."
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>> An exceedingly powerful treatment of a momentous subject. There is a
>> compelling poetic intensity that grips your imagination from first to last.
>> A la Sophocles and Shakespeare.
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>> CR
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