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I wonder if people in Vulcan's Lane have pointed ears? :)
P. M.

David Boyd <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>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!
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>- 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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>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.
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>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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>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-
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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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