I'm not your ideal reader - in fact, I'm barely literate!
But tell me: why is it than no Eliot scholar - che io sappia - has
looked at his notes on Evelyn Underhill's "Mysticism"???? Crucial, I
suspect, for his understanding of Dante, and himself, as a mystical
On Fri, 22 Dec 2000 12:44:30 EST [log in to unmask] wrote:
> How nice to hear from you! I often think that my ideal reader would be an
> Italianist who's also interested in T. S. Eliot. But of course one never
> feels certain that there actually is such a thing.
> I'm working on volume 2 now, and hope to have it out in about a year and a
> half. For volume 3, I have a draft. But it was written many years ago, and I
> think I want to rewrite it rather than editing what I have.
> pat sloane
> In a message dated 12/22/00 5:27:43 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> [log in to unmask] writes:
> > Dear Pat,
> > I have your book in front of me as I digitate. The subject fascinates
> > me as an Italianist who also reads Eliot.
> > But I understood that this was the first of three projected volumes.
> > When are the others scheduled to appear?
> > Besy wishes,
> > Brian M.