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Christopher Scott McDonald <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 30 Sep 2004 21:11:23 -0400
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Hi friends,
I wish to join the Eliot list at Missouri.  What is the site so I can sign
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Montgomery" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2004 5:39 PM
Subject: Re: Japanese Scholarship

> Thank you very much.
> I have forwarded your kind response to the Eliot list at Missouri
> for its information, and with a query as to how the
> article might be obtained. If I find out, I will report
> back here.
> Peter
> -----Original Message-----
> From: C&A Chapman
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Sent: 2004-Sep-30 5:56 AM
> Subject: Japanese Scholarship
> There is a very interesting essay by Song- Kyong Lee entitled, 'The
> Eastern Spiritual World and the Dramatic Works of T.S. Eliot with
> Special Reference to Murder in the Cathedral' that approaches this
> subject. Lee describes the influence of the noh on Eliot's play through
> his contact with Pound and by extension Yone Noguchi and Sarojini
> Naiddu. According to Lee the necessary precursor to 'Murder' was Yeats'
> attempt at noh, 'At the Hawk's Well,' which was performed at Lady and
> Sir Bache Cunard's London home on April 2, 1916. Michio Ito danced the
> role of the hawk. In the same year Pound edited and published
> Fenollosa's manuscripts. (I would be interested to know more about the
> fine grains of the timing here.) Pound is said to have brought Eliot to
> this performance. I can't say whether Yeats was also there. I hope this
> helps!
> Chris