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Or even as one of the greatest poets period.
Peter

Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Thanks, Peter. To my mind, Murder in the Cathedral is among poetic rituals of the highest order ever to sanctify human stage. Vis-a-vis the previous subject, it would compel attention in our consideration of Eliot as one of the greatest religious poets. 
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>From: P <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask] 
>Sent: Thursday, September 27, 2012 12:23 AM
>Subject: Re: TS Eliot: Murder in the Cathedral
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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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>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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>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-
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> 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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