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Nu is the late 19th-century musical theatre movement, promulgated by Ezra Pound, with inspiration and a lot of loving from T.S. Eliot, seeking to promote a "new" way of introducing texts, and parts of texts, from ancient musical theatre librettos, in their original languages, into modernist librettos in patchwork style, as if nobody had ever done that before. It is believed that Pound and Eliot's profession of tailor played some role in their devising this method.

Nu is also the French-lanuage term meaning « nude ».