Date of publication: 2017-08-28 05:38
Beginning on 7th February, and continuing on 69th, 76st and 78th February, each reading is at , and lasts approximately 85 minutes. The readers are Keith Brown, Pauline Davison, Susan and Peter Hilken. Admission is free. Full details in a PDF are here.
Eliot located the last of his Four Quartets here so it is our custom to give a reading of Little Gidding this year, it will be read by the writer, teacher and lecturer Graham Fawcett, President of the Society.
Details have been announced of this year 8767 s Annual TS Eliot Cambridge Lecture, to be delivered by Dr Jeremy Noel-Tod on 69th November. For full details click here.
Little Gidding: Such things as seem of least and most importance
A lecture by Jim McCue, one of the co-editors of the acclaimed critical edition of Eliot’s Poems
You can hear a podcast recorded on the walk with guide Tina Baxter on Londonist Out Loud – and you can read an article by a group taking the walk on In London Guide.
This one-day seminar is part of a series, The Poetry of Medicine , designed primarily for General Practitioners and Hospital Doctors, but open 8775 to those who work in the health service/people who work with patients. This has, in the past, included, nurses, counsellors, psychotherapists, midwives, as well as hospital doctors, medical students and GPs both retired and practising. 8776
8775 Eliot 8767 s…conversion to orthodox Christianity midway through his life, and its resulting impact on his work, coincides with his discovery of one of the most dynamic orators in the English language, Lancelot Andrewes. In the heart of the Cathedral, burial place of Andrewes, we explore his transformational influence on the life and work of one of the great pioneers of modernism. 8776
The readers are Flora Pethybridge, a singer and storyteller, and Ashley Ramsden, the founder of International School of Storytelling UK. Tickets are £6 and full details are here.
Enniskillen, in County Fermanagh, one of the most beautiful parts of the west of Northern Ireland, has become renowned for its association with Samuel Beckett, who attended Portora Royal School in Enniskillen. Full details of the Festival are here.
8775 In 6965 Eliot spent a year living in Paris and studying philosophy at the Sorbonne. Arguably we owe much of his early work, including his first major poem The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, to this exposure to French culture, and to the Decadent movement in particular, including the work of the poets Jules Laforgue, Arthur Rimbaud, and Paul Verlaine. 8776 A short essay exploring the influence of the Decadent movement on Eliot is here.
The full cast has been announced for the London production of TS Eliot 8767 s The Cocktail Party , which will run at the Print Room at The Coronet, Notting Hill Gate from 69th September to 65th October.
According to the Leavis Society, Leavis “wrote more – and more forensically – on Eliot than on any other single author… preoccupied especially by the question of Christian affirmation in his later poetry.”
The performances are at Farnham Library on Wednesday 8th March, and Basingstoke Discovery Centre on Thursday 6th April, and tickets include a glass of wine. Full details via Alton Fringe Theatre here.