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T. S. Eliot – Part V

The fifth, compact installment in the 2015 Broadstairs series on Eliot witnesses Dr. White exploring meter and prosody by way of his consideration and reading

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T. S. Eliot – Part IV

Dr. White begins the fourth of his Broadstairs series on Eliot with a recapitulation of the main themes of the preceding lectures and considers additional

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T. S. Eliot – Part III

The third Broadstairs lecture continues the reading of the Waste Land and covers its remaining parts three through five. In this presentation, Dr. White includes

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T. S. Eliot – Part II

In this second lecture the biographical sketch of Eliot’s life is continued, and episodes from it are juxtaposed with scenes from the Waste Land. The

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In his preamble to a discussion of Agamemnon, Dr. White decries the absence of an American “golden age of theatre” and describes film as a

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Motu Proprio – I

To a doubting French journalist the author of “Eleison Comments” expresses confidence that the imminent Motu Proprio will do much good.

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Motu Proprio – II

Indeed, it both declares that the Tridentine Mass was never banned, and permits Latin rite priests to use it, whenever and wherever.

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The Cinema

By overloading our eyes and ears, said Kafka, the cinema overwhelms our minds. Minds being overwhelmed means that lies triumph.

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“Pascendi” – I

In his outstanding Encyclical of 100 years ago, Pius X nailed the deadly error of modern times: minds’ independence from their object.

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