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P. 98 at this link sheds some light on Eliot's Norton Lectures. Joe here is
CL Barber, and Mattie is FO Matthiesen.

https://books.google.com/books?id=HnzhAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA98&lpg=PA98&dq

CR

On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
>
> The Charles Eliot Norton Professorship in Poetry
> <http://mahindrahumanities.fas.harvard.edu/content/norton-lectures> was
> endowed in 1925 by C.C. Stillman (Harvard 1898). Incumbents are in
> residence through their tenure of the Chair, and deliver at least six
> lectures. The term “poetry” is interpreted in the broadest sense, including
> all poetic expression in language, music, or fine arts.
>
> Previous holders of the Chair include Gilbert Murray (1926–27), T. S.
> Eliot (1932–33), Igor Stravinsky (1939–40), Paul Hindemith (1949–50), Ben
> Shahn (1956–57), Leonard Bernstein (1972–73), Frank Stella (1982–84), John
> Cage (1988–89), and Luciano Berio (1992–93).
>
> The Use of Poetry and Use of Criticism: Studies in the Relation of
> Criticism to Poetry in England
> <http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674931503>
>
> -- Eliot, T. S.
>
> The 1932–33 Norton Lectures are among the best and most important of *T.
> S. Eliot*’s critical writings. Tracing the rise of literary
> self-consciousness from the Elizabethan period to his own day, Eliot does
> not simply examine the relation of criticism to poetry, but invites us to
> “start with the supposition that we do not know what poetry is, or what it
> does or ought to do, or of what use it is; and try to find out, in
> examining the relation of poetry to criticism, what the use of both of them
> is.”
>
> http://www.hup.harvard.edu/collection.php?cpk=1033
>
> CR
>
> On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, Ken Armstrong <[log in to unmask]
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
>
>> James,
>>
>>  Could you give a few specifics regarding that? I would imagine that most
>> audiences would be less than unified in their enthusiasms to begin with.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ken A
>>
>> On 5/25/2016 4:56 AM, James Loucks wrote:
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>> I've studied TSE's year in America in detail, and I can assure you that
>> his lectures and readings did not always appeal to his audiences.  --  Jim
>> Loucks
>>
>>
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>> *From:* Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]>
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> *Sent:* Monday, May 23, 2016 10:08 PM
>> *Subject:* Re: TS Eliot - a 1931 portrait
>>
>> The 1931 portrait vis-a-vis Eliot's timeline
>>
>> 1930
>> "Ash Wednesday," a poem about Eliot's religious awakening, is published.
>>
>> 1932
>> A Year at Harvard
>> Eliot accepts a yearlong teaching position at Harvard, his alma mater.
>> The professional opportunity also gives him a break from his failing
>> marriage to Vivienne, who remains in England while Eliot travels to
>> Massachusetts. Eliot is instantly a well-liked professor, frequently
>> inviting students over for tea.
>>
>> <http://www.shmoop.com/ts-eliot/timeline.html>
>> http://www.shmoop.com/ts-eliot/timeline.html
>>
>> In the 1931 portrait, Eliot looks confident, reassured.
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>> CR
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>> On Sunday, May 22, 2016, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> TS Eliot, a portrait, 1931
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>> <http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-t-s-eliot-portrait-of-the-american-british-poet-critic-and-editor-83365061.html?pv=1&stamp=2&imageid=5B235A24-D87D-49C0-AAC9-C4D592054A40&p=56972&n=0&orientation=0&pn=1&searchtype=0&IsFromSearch=1&srch>
>> http://www.alamy.com/stock-photo-t-s-eliot-portrait-of-the-american-british-poet-critic-and-editor-83365061.html?pv=1&stamp=2&imageid=5B235A24-D87D-49C0-AAC9-C4D592054A40&p=56972&n=0&orientation=0&pn=1&searchtype=0&IsFromSearch=1&srch
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>> CR
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